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Charlotte Sun VOL. 123 NO. 326An Edition of the SunAMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILYSUNDAY NOVEMBER 22, $2.00 705252000753Sunday Edition $2.00 2000 Nissan Maxima, $2,500In Todays Classifieds! CLASSIFIED: Comics 14-16 | Dear Abby 15 | TV Listings 17 THE SUN: Birthdays 15 | Legals 16 | Obituaries 5 | Police Beat 10 | Viewpoint 18-19 100 percent chance of rain77 55 High Low Look inside for valuable couponsThis years savings to date ...SUN COUPON VALUE METER CHARLIE SAYS ...Cant wait for todays World Championship races!INDEX | $259,324SPORTS: Lotto 2 USA TODAY: Money 6-7 | Nation 12 | News 1-3 | State by State 4 | Weather 11 | World 12 BELGIUM RAISES SECURITYBelgium raised its security level to the highest degree on Saturday as the manhunt continues for extremist Salah Abdeslam, who took part in the Paris attacks.USA TODAY PAGE 1 Looking for something? Florida news..........................USA TODAY PAGE 9Weather ............................USA TODAY PAGE 11Berko .................................USA TODAY PAGE 12INSIDEAND WEEKLY HERALDCALL US AT 941-206-1000Good morning. It was the best show in town, and it was free. The trio Shake Rattle and Soul, with their mics and speakers staked out in a space on the asphalt by our front door, provided a threehour concert. The front lawn was neatly lined with lovingly cared-for vintage cars that stretched back in time nearly 100 years. Last Saturday, our Charlotte of“ce once more partnered with the local chapter of Veteran Motor Car Club of America to put on a show that stirred a thousand memories for those who came to visit and admire some beautiful restorations that could make a 1938 Buick or 1960 Cadillac convertible with red leather upholstery look like a showroom ”oor model. Most of the owners brought along a lawn chair, and were quietly enjoying the conversation of visitors who reminisced about a family member or friend who had once owned a similar model. Some stopped to ask about the history of the car and share a personal memory. Having owned a green MG convertible in the early 1950s, I found it easy to make a new acquaintance as I visited with the MG owner, Jim Hines. He is a slim and relaxed retired college professor. Jim has a 1928 Model A Roadster back at his home in Michigan, and acquired the spic-and-span MG this past year. Cars are not his only interest; he has just published his third book. This one is titled, Figure Skating in the Formative Years.Ž I visited with the owners of two DeLorean convertibles. A trailblazer in design in the three years that the company lasted, one of the cars is owned by Grassy Point resident Otto Jacobs, and was redesigned for its starring role in the movie Back to the Future.Ž I was invited to get behind the wheel of its unmodi“ed twin, owned by John Salero. A four-door 1938 LaSalle convertible was a reminder of the much-cheaper 1939 Ford four-door convertible from which I delivered thousands of Miami Heralds. LaSalles were owned by those who could afford Cadillacs, but wanted to be quieter about their wealth. There were other models that are now part of automotive history: a 1945 Willys Jeepster, a Pontiac and a 1940 Studebaker. A 1924 Model T was a reminder that as a 7-year-old on cold winter days, our father would send me out to crank his Model T into life while he “nished breakfast. If I was not vigorous enough, the crank would whip back and try to take my arm off. A long, sleek beauty was a white, 1957 E-Bird, a modi“ed Ford T-Bird with white sidewalls, wire wheels and a special rear-mounted spare. It has been many years since I switched from convertibles to station wagons, but I seemed to have a preference for them at the show. One of my favorites was a red 1932 Chrysler coupe with a pair of windshield panes that cranked open to let in a breeze. It carried a trunk behind the rumble seat, and a spare tire mounted forward of the running board. Andy Witt had my favorite of the day, a yellow 1930 Ford convertible with a crank-open front window and beautifully restored tan leather upholstery. If you missed it, not to worry, we have another show the second Saturday in February. Derek Dunn-Rankin is chairman of the Sun Coast Media Group. He can be reached at show in our town ENGLEWOOD „ Torrey Mead knew it was going to be a good birthday when he got to pose for a photo with two of the three winners of the Hooters bikini contest. The ladies may have won $250 and $500, but Mead has a photo he can keep as just one of many memories of a fun day at Waterfest. They were all very lovely,Ž Mead, a Keller Williams Realtor said as he waited for the bus back from Englewood Beach. The ladies like me so brings out colorful personalitiesBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITORWATERFEST | 7 NORTH PORT „ With a 43-6 vote last week, North Port “re union members “nally reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with the city after three years of negotiations. Im glad we came to an agreement,Ž Assistant City Manager Danny Schult said Friday. It resolves a lot of issues and it helps morale. When people go without raises, obviously it impacts employee morale.Ž The three-year working agreement with North Port “re union members of Suncoast Professional Fire“ghters & Paramedics states “re personnel will receive a 3 percent raise for “scal year 2014-2015 (retroactively), along with a 2 percent raise for the current “scal year and next two budgeted years through September 2018 „ a 12 percent increase in wages altogether. Fire employees at the top of their pay grades will receive a 2 percent retroactive lump sum based on their salary for FY 2014-15, a 2 percent lump sum for the current “scal year and pay adjustments for the following two years „ FY 2016-17 and 2018 „ left in the contract. For pay adjustments, these employees would receive the same salary adjustments as non-union general city employees, as approved by the City Commission. The minimum pay grade for a step 1 “remedic, the lowest-ranked union employee, is $38,646 annually. The maximum pay grade for a battalion chief, the highest-ranked union employee, is $86,000. There will also be no elimination of pension bene“ts, according to the Fire union contract set for OKBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITERFIRE | 8PORT CHARLOTTE „ The Parkside Music & Food Fest is the genuine article when it comes to community events. Now in its fourth year, and for the “rst time held outside the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, Saturdays fair offered a midway of booths featuring local organizations that strive to help the needy, and behind-the-scenes participants who devote their time and effort to bettering the neighborhood. Sandee Pellerin is the Neighborhood Watch captain for Zone 3, but her group goes well beyond crime prevention. Every year, her band of concerned citizens hosts Santas Run, which, on Dec. 19, once again will deliver presents and candy to every child on every block in her neighborhood. In addition, they team up with First Presbyterian Church Parkside Fest: Party with a purposeBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITERPARKSIDE | 8 DerekDUNNRANKINCHAIRMANGOOD MORNING SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTSA Salute To VeteransŽ was the theme of Saturdays Parkside Music & Food Festival, attended by Charlotte County Commissioner Tricia Duy, from left, Sheri Bill Prummell, 101-year-old veteran Lt. Col. Grace Chicken and Lt. Jill McBee. SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSTop: Saturday at Race Village, aka Englewood Beach, hundreds started gathering to enjoy the food, live entertainment and the possibility of watching boats practicing for the World Class races on Sunday. This group from North Port came early to get the best seats in the house for the Saturday practice day. See more photos from Saturdays festivities on pages 21 and 22. Left: Saturday morning the Soggy Bottom Cardboard Boat Regatta took place at Indian Mound Park, as part of the Englewood Beach Waterfest. Here, 19-year-old Naomi Ball oats across the nish line, where Gayle Tutolo gives her the checkered ag. Ball was racing for the Florida Shores Real Estate team. See more regatta photos on pages 23 and 24. INSIDE€ For racing coverage, see Sports


Our Town Page 2 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 Chairman ..................................Derek Dunn-Rankin .....................941-206-1001 Publisher ...................................David Dunn-Rankin .....................941-206-1003 Executive Editor ........................Chris Porter .................................941-206-1134 Advertising Director ..................Leslee Peth ..................................941-205-6400 Circulation Director ...................Mark Yero ....................................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor .........................Susan E. Hoffman ........................863-494-0300 Arcadian Publisher ....................Joe Gallimore ..............................863-494-0300 Charlotte Sun Editor ..................Phil Fernandez ............................941-206-1168 North Port Sun Publisher ..........Steve Sachkar ..............................941-429-3001 North Port Sun Editor ................Lorraine Schneeberger ................941-429-3003 Englewood Sun Publisher .........Carol Y. Moore .............................941-681-3031 Englewood Sun Interim Editor .....Marion Putman ...........................941-681-3002 Sarasota County Editor ..............Clinton Burton ............................941-681-3000 SUN NEWSPAPERSMember of the Audit Bureau of Circulation TODAYEagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 Football, NASCAR,Pool Table. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with other members Punta Gorda Elks, 8-12 Breakfast;12-7 Bar;1-7 Tiki;2-5 Wings&Rings;Music by TaT2@25538 ShorePG,637-2606;members&guests Farmers Market, History Park Farmers Market open every Sunday 9am-2pm, 501 Shreve St., between Virginia Ave. & Henry St. 941-639-1887. CHARLOTTE EVENTS Free Stroke Screenings at Bank Office, Provided by Fawcett Memorial Hospital, 2-4 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 24, Charlotte State Bank & Trust Punta Gorda office, 2331 Tamiami Trail. Includes risk screening, blood pressure check and consultation with a registered nurse. Reservations required; call Consult-A-Nurse 941-624-4441. PG Garden Club Holly Days Home Tour, Sparkling Christmas MemoriesŽ 11 a.m. … 4 p.m. Dec. 4 & 5 Four unique PG Historic Dist. homes lushly decorated with flowers & greens. $15 donation. Poinsettia Market & cookies at 1st United Methodist Church, 507 W. Marion Ave, PG. Details or clubs FaceBook page or call 941-575-4653. Featured EventsPAID ADVERTISEMENTS TODAYSunday Breakfast, American Legion Post 113-3436 Indiana rd. Rotonda West, Breakfast 8 am-12pm 697-3616 Memorial, VFW Englewood, Memorial for Priscilla Kade at 1 p.m.! Bring a dish to share among friends., Non smoking room. 474-7516 Ballroom Classes, Every Mon. thru Dec. 14, 4:00 Beginner/ Intermediate Englewood Sports Complex for info call 941-96-9692 KARAOKE, VFW Englewood, KARAOKEŽ with Ann &, Sonny 4-7 p.m.! No Blue Plate today! Ace, of Diam. held at 6:30! 474-7516 ENGLEWOOD EVENTS TODAY Amvets 312 Breakfast, 9:00-11:00 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT incl. bev only $7.00 Large selection Members&Guests 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 SOA 2000, Fry & Grill Day @ 1-5pm A lrg variety menu to chose from Relax & let the Sons cook for u 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 MONDAY Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Join Brenda for a good workout & feel better NORTH PORT EVENTS SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Delivery Rates: Newspaper designated market: City ZoneCarrier home delivered 7 days. Rates as follows plus 7% Florida Sales Tax: Monthly Bank/ Credit Card .........................$30.80 3 Months ..........................$100.10 6 Months ..........................$200.20 1 Year ...............................$400.40Does not include Waterline and TV Times. Above rates do not include sales tax.Subscribers residing in outlying areas may incur additional delivery charge. Mail subscription rates: Rates as follows (advance payment required): 7 Days 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $154.07 $276.35 $492.11 Sunday Only 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $71.89 $144.61 $243.54Above rates do not include sales tax.Single Copy rates Daily $1.00 Sunday $2.00 Unclaimed account balances under $10, inactive for 15 months, will be used to purchase newspapers for classroom use. CUSTOMER SERVICE POLICY HOURS: Delivery should be expected prior to 6:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday. Redelivery hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Customer Service hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Friday; Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to noon. Call Customer Service for our current specials. To subscribe or to report any problems with your service, please call or visit your local office. Charlotte: 941-206-1300 23170 Harborview Rd., Port Charlotte Englewood: 941-681-3000 120 W. Dearborn St., Englewood North Port: 941-429-3000 13487 Tamiami Trail, North Port DeSoto: 863-494-0300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204 108 S. Polk Avenue, ArcadiaThe SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100. Y o u c a n  t c a t c h t h e m i f y o u d o n  t k n o w w h e r e t h e y a r e ! o n l y i n C h e c k o u t t h e F i s h F i n d e r e v e r y T h u r s d a y , o n l y i n


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The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 5 CHARLOTTE William Beard Jr.William Beard Jr., 79, of Punta Gorda, Fla., and formerly of Rotonda West, Fla., passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Arrangements are by Neptune Society, Fort Myers, Fla.Billie J. CliftBillie J. Clift of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Arrangements are by Neptune Society, Fort Myers, Fla.Kendall J. MaurerKendall J. Maurer, 74, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Venice Regional Bayfront Health in Venice, Fla. Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home with Private Crematory, Englewood, Fla.ENGLEWOOD William P. AlterioWilliam P. BillŽ Alterio, 82, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, in Hospice care. He was born Nov. 9, 1932, in Providence, R.I. Bill served as a Military Police Of“cer for the U.S. Army. He came to Florida from Warwick, R.I., with his wife Adi and two boys, Bobby and Billy. Bill was a mechanic, and opened Allied Transmission in Englewood in 1983. He retired in 1999, and has enjoyed retirement the last 16 years. Bill loved his family, adored his grandchildren, loved to travel, loved his VFW chicken wings, and was well-known to be quite the jokester, always with a smile on his face. He leaves behind Adi; his son, Robert (Stacey); his grandchildren, Calaway and Cooper; his granddaughter, Heaven Alterio; his sister, Grace Paollili; nephews; niece; grandnephews; and grandnieces. Bill was preceded in death by his son, William F. BillyŽ. A Celebration of Life will be held with family and close friends at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Lemon Bay Funeral Home. You may express your condolences to the family at ScovilleMary Scoville, 85, of Greeneville, Tenn., and formerly of Englewood, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Arrangements are by Neptune Society, Fort Myers, Fla.Jean Williams SmithJean Williams Smith, 90, went to be with our Lord, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. She was born July 5, 1925, in Salisbury, Md., to Earl M. Williams and Mary Nichols. Jeans husband Carl owned and operated Shore Shade & Blind Co. for 25 years. They retired and moved to Holiday Mobile Estates in Englewood, Fla., in the mid-80s. They also purchased a motor home and traveled the U.S., and enjoyed wonderful retirement years. When Carl passed in 2008, Jean moved to San Antonio, Texas, to be near family. She was a wonderful and caring mother, who cared for her handicapped daughter for 34 years, and then her loving husband for nine years after he suffered two strokes. Jean is survived by her son, Carl H. HankŽ (Shirleen) Smith III; granddaughters, Deborah Smith and Tracy (Doug) Abraham; and great-granddaughters, Madeline Kammerer and Taylor Abraham, all of San Antonio. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Carl H. Smith Jr.; and daughter, Brenda June Smith.NORTH PORTThere were no deaths reported in North Port Saturday.DESOTOThere were no deaths reported in DeSoto Saturday. OBITUARIES R. Bruce MacGregorMay 3, 1932 ~ July 18, 2015 A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:08 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte, 2230 Hariet St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952.Celeatin Life Lia Paige Tetting passed away Monday, Sept. 21,2015, in Tennessee. Her family will be celebrating her life and memory at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at the First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. She is survived by her parents Glenna and Kevin Davis, and brothers Cody Tetting and Travis Jones. Celeatin Life National Philanthropic Day celebrated in Punta Gorda Suzanne Roberts, AFP Charlotte Harbor Chapter president, poses for a photo with Wayne Go of Go Construction, who won an award for Outstanding Corporate Partner. Eric and Diane Hoer received an award for Outstanding Individual Philanthropist. Tom Cappiello received an award for Outstanding Individual Philanthropist. He was unable to attend the breakfast, but instead sent his message of thanks by video. Mike Hearn of Florida Weekly, the master of ceremonies, welcomed the attendees to the event. Winning awards for Outstanding Fundraising Volunteers are Cris Scheib, Mercie Chick, Miranda Fields, Rick Ilmberger, Deb McMullen, Doreen Burke and Melissa Lockhart. Tish Sheesley, executive director of the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County; and Suzanne Roberts, CEO of the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic and AFP Charlotte Harbor Chapter president, grab some breakfast before the start of the ceremony. Deb McMullen, Kat Padgett and Miranda Fields pose for a photo. Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Dick Carr sits and chats with Lynn and Bill Martin. The three attended the breakfast awards ceremony to accept the award for the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida. Richard Peters, Cathy McKenna and Joe Sabatino accepted the award for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul as Outstanding Faith-Based Partner.SUN PHOTOS BY SUE PAQUINThe Association of Fundraising Professionals, Charlotte Harbor Chapter, held its annual awards breakfast on Thursday, to celebrate National Philanthropic Day, at the Isles Yacht Club in Punta Gorda. The purpose of this day is to recognize the generous contributions from the community. Adele L. PasinellaBeloved Adele L. (nee Cochi) Pasinella, 82, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Troy, N.Y., passed on to Heaven, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. She worked as an LPN at the former Bon Secours-St. Joseph Hospital, now Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, until her retirement in 1986. Adele had the great gift of giving and was loved by everyone who knew her, especially all her friends at Heritage Oak Park. Survivors include her loving children, Audrey (Scott Gould) Pasinella, Thomas Pasinella, Jamie Pasinella and Tracey Pasinella, all of Port Charlotte; grandchildren, Jessica (Russell) Lindberg of Augusta, Ga., Tommy Pasinella and Samantha Addison of Port Charlotte; great-grandsons, Hunter and Lucas Lindberg of Augusta; brother, Louis (Pauline) Cochi of Deep Creek; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Pasinella; mother, Anna (nee Belli) Cochi; father, Anastasio Cochi; brother, Ottavio Cochi; and sister, Erma Williams. Inurnment of her ashes will be held at St. Marys Cemetery in Troy, at a later date. Family and friends may pay respects at Anyone wishing to make a donation in Adeles memory may do so to one of the following: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 3507 E. Frontage Road, Suite 300, Tampa, FL 33607, or Friends of Cats & Dogs, Inc., c/o Charlotte State Bank, 23112 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. (Please provide Adeles name.) Arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home. LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS


Our Town Page 6 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 NORTH PORT „ Christmas season is fast approaching, and volunteers are being called to help with the annual Poinsettia Festival and Parade coming up in early December. At last weeks North Port Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting, Parks and Recreation Director Sandy Pfundheller discussed the two events, and mentioned to the board that help is needed for both of them. The entire seven-person board was present, including its youth member. The Poinsettia Festival is set for Dec. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., but volunteers will be needed starting at 5:30 p.m. to assist with setup. Events like zip lining, a gingerbread house building and visits with Santa Claus will be featured at the event, which will be located on North Port City Hall grounds, as well as at the George Mullen Activity Center adjacent to City Hall. Both are on City Center Boulevard off Sumter Boulevard. Another event where help is needed is the Poinsettia Parade, stepping off at 5 p.m. Dec. 12, with volunteers arriving at 4:30 p.m. at the starting point of the parade route at the intersection of Greenwood Avenue and North Port Boulevard. This years theme is Candy Canes and Carols,Ž and the approximately two-and-a-half-hour parade, featuring ”oats and vehicles decorated with poinsettias, will travel a one-mile route down North Port Boulevard. If you are interested in helping, sponsoring or participating in either event, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 941-429-7275. In other news: Due to recent vandalism, Oaks Park, located off Sumter Boulevard, saw a setback in improvements being done. An ATV plowed through a portion of the newly constructed wood fence in the densely wooded park, causing the city to have to reconstruct the damaged portion. The “xes should be completed soon. Highland Ridge Park, located off North Port Boulevard, has been approved for a new playground. The equipment is in good shape, but the city cannot order replacement parts because it is too expensive to ship the parts from China. The next Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at City Hall.Email: mheid@sun-herald.comHelp needed for Poinsettia eventsBy MADISON HEIDSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDEDFor its third production of the 2015-2016 season, the Lemon Bay Playhouse, 96 W. Dearborn St., Englewood, will present Social SecurityŽ by Andrew Bergman. This show, directed by Ralph and Marion Barnes, opens Dec. 2 and runs through Dec. 20. Pictured here, the very capable cast of Social Security,Ž a tongue-in-cheek comedy of the sexually absurd, take a short break to pose for a picture. Seated are Paul Bravo (Maurice Koenig), left, and Kathy Amelia (Sophie Greengrass). Standing, from left, are Brad Jenkins (Martin Heyman), Judy Tilley (Trudy Heyman), Jessie Reter-Choate (Barbara Kahn) and Jim Manns (David Kahn). Reserved-seat tickets are $18; student tickets (with proper ID) are $12. Information and tickets are available online at, or by visiting or calling the Box Oce at 941-475-6756. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. Sundays.Playhouse toys with Social SecurityLOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 7 FROM PAGE ONEmuch, they are riding on the same bus as me. Thats what you get when you are a former Mayor for a Day winner (in 2013) ... Im going to take a break now, because theres more birthday partying to do.Ž Mead and hundreds of others watched as eight contestants ranging from stunt car drivers to Hooters calendar girls walked across the stage in short dresses in round one and bikinis in round two. Waterfest board treasurer Vito Bisceglia said theyŽ twisted his arm to be one of the male-only judges. Ive done some crazy things before, but this ranks among the most questionable,Ž Bisceglia said jokingly. And ƒ this isnt rain Im wiping rain off my head ƒ Most of these lovely ladies traveled a long way (some from Fort Lauderdale) to be here. That also says a lot about our event.Ž Bisceglia said he had more serious duties this weekend, including making a bank deposit on Friday. Everywhere I went on Friday, I had a police escort,Ž he said. I walked into Englewood Bank with an of“cer and I threw my hands in the air. I kept telling people I was not being arrested. It just became a joke after awhile.Ž For local plumber Bryan Blue, said he enjoyed this years boat races over last years. Its way better this year,Ž he said. I like that the local Rotary clubs are involved. The buses are nice and cool. We (Bryan and his 21-year-old son, Codey) are having a lot of fun. I think this did a lot of good for the community. We will be back Sunday.Ž Friends Sophia Albrecht and Kayli Urbanczyk, both 8 and Ashton Elementary School students, traveled from Sarasota to check out the boats. I like my Icee the best; its got four ”avors mixed together,Ž Sophia said. Its really good.Ž Kayli said she liked the huge AMS Oil boat she took time to look at in the parking area of the festival. The girls, along with several adults, stayed at Sandy Joes along the water and watched the practice runs. The girls werent startled by the blue Bud Lite dune buggy that passed by. Hooker Browning is in charge of making sure attendees get free T-shirts „ and lots of them. He shoots them through an air gun into the crowd. Ive given out more than 500, with one day left to go,Ž he said. The dune buggy is allowed on the beach. People like checking it out and taking pictures of it.Ž Although the Budweiser Clydesdales werent able to come out of their red trailers, spectators were allowed to get a closer look and have pictures taken near them. The intermittent drizzling made it unsafe for the horses to be fully displayed. However it didnt deter boat-race goers from standing under umbrellas and watching the runs. New resident Phyllis Parsons said she and her husband Bob, and friends Bet and Lex Knight, had a blast at the boat parade on Dearborn Street on Thursday, and have enjoyed two days of the races so far. The only suggestion I would like to see for next year is to have a commentator,Ž she said. We are NASCAR fans, so we arent as familiar with the powerboat races. I did try to listen to the race from my phone, but the volume didnt go loud enough. There are two races going on at the same time in different classes. When one boat passes another, I would just love to know whats really going on out there. Otherwise, this has been a wonderful event.ŽHuman-powered racing funEarlier in the day, some locals participated in an entirely different boat race. Some earned trophies in the Soggy BottomŽ Cardboard Boat Regatta. The race was similar to the cardboard boat races held on Pioneer Days. In fact, some veteran racers have entered their boat in multiple cardboard races. We are going to retire our boat now, because we have used it in both races,Ž said Teresa Diedrick, of the Saltwater Cowgirls team. Next year, we are going for a new, sleeker, streamlined boat.Ž Diedrick and her cheering partner Leslie Brown won the Judges Choice trophy. They said they followed the pirate rules,Ž which did not prohibit them from throwing water on other teams as they forged ahead of them. Yes, those Saltwater Cowgirls did get us a little wet, but it didnt hurt because we won in our division,Ž said 17-year-old Christopher Zahora of the borrowed boat he raced in with an American Legion emblem in the front. My grandfather is in the hospital with cancer. We are going to show him the trophy via Skype.Ž Christophers mother Lisa said the pair worked on a boat eight years ago for Pioneer Days. We are calling this one a comeback,Ž she said. We came back and we won.Ž Gina Bannan, a local Realtor, says she is indeed coming back next year. The boat I helped work on was called the Tarpon Diva Reel Tour,Ž she said. Our driver was Captain Naomi Ball. We put two Barbie dolls playing volleyball on the beach on the bow of the boat. We did it because Naomi played beach volleyball. She went to school here locally, and now is a new Realtor. She also looks like a Barbie doll. Thats what her friends called her in school. Its cute. Its fun. We came in third place. We will be back for more competition next year.Ž Krystal Pearl, 7, said she and her brother were inspired by the movie, How to Train Your Dragon,Ž when they created their boat. They were also sponsored by Sun Life Beach Hotel, which paid for all of the supplies, including pink and blue tape to help the Englewood Elementary School student know in which direction she was to paddle „ either to the blue side or the pink side. I think we did great,Ž Krystal said. Everyone in my family helped.ŽEmail: eallen@sun-herald.comWATERFESTFROM PAGE 1LAST DAY OF WATERFEST WEEKENDEnglewood Beach Waterfest is coming to a close with todays Racefest OPA/APBA Offshore World Championship races, set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Englewood Beach. These are the world championships for the Offshore Powerboat Association/American Power Boat Association, with expected attendance of more than 40 boats running at speeds up to and over 130 mph. € € € Tune in Coverage of the races will be broadcast on local radio today on WENG AM 1530 and FM 107.5. Todays races also will be aired on WWSB TV ABC 7 on Comcast 7 and 431, Verizon Fios 7 and 507, Direct TV channel 40, Brighthouse 7 and 100, RokuTV, streaming video, www.wengradio. com and WWSB via WENG AM 1530, FM 107.5, Englewoods only local radio station since 1964, will be the place to hear up-to-the-minute local information for Waterfest 2015. Tune in for parking locations and event schedules, as well as live racing action, exclusively on WENG. You also may hear coverage by downloading the WENG app on your iPhone. The broadcast will feature highlights of Waterfest 2015 activities, live interviews with race teams from the pits, as well as wall-to-wall coverage of the races on the Gulf. The races also will be heard in central Missouri on KRMS AM and FM. For more information and updates, visit


Our Town Page 8 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 contract. Employees can elect to stay in the citys current Firefighters Pension Plan, or join the Florida Retirement System. All new fire personnel hired after the effective date of the accepted contract will automatically be placed into the FRS. Currently, fire union members contribute 10.3 percent to their city pension plan with a 3.5 percent multiplier for employees hired before October 2012, and a 3 percent multiplier for employees hired after that date. One of the changes in the drafted contract is that employees will now pay 10.6 percent to their pensions „ a .3 percent increase „ with the same multiplier because Schult said employees wanted the option for early retirement, like police union members. In the FRS plan, employees would contribute 3 percent with a 3 percent multiplier, and employees who start and end with FRS can retire after 30 years, or at age 60. Schult said a part of the contract that stayed the same was that the first $250,000 of excess state monies given annually will be used to reduce the citys annual required contribution and any money over that total will be allotted to the firefighters share plan. The Kunkel, Miller and Lament labor and employment law firm, along with Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., helped the city with both the fire and police union agreements. The city and police union reached an agreement in September. The agreement is not finalized yet, though. Schult said pension members still need to vote on the tentative pension agreement hopefully by this week, and then a new ordinance will need to be drafted to change the pension plan. City commissioners will most likely vote on the whole contract at their Dec. 14 regular commission meeting.Email: ashirk@sun-herald.comFIREFROM PAGE 1 of Port Charlotte on Hariet Street to provide a free dinner every Saturday, and all are welcome. We try to do as much for the community as possible,Ž Pellerin said. Were just being neighborly.Ž Charlotte County Sheriffs Deputy William Miller has been the community policing of“cer in the area for “ve years, and has seen Parkside turn the corner toward a safer, more inviting residential district. Despite a high concentration of rental properties, there is a communitywide emphasis on maintaining their homes and taking pride in Parkside, he said. This is the most densely populated area in the county, and thats why there is crime. But the crime rate has dropped signi“cantly in this community,Ž Miller said. We have a goal in Parkside, and thats to make it a better place to live. And I think were on track with that.Ž The Zonta Club of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte also wants to enhance the quality of life, particularly for women. The local chapter provides “ve scholarships annually, while also working with such coalitions as the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies of Charlotte County, the Charlotte County Public Schools HOPE Teen Parent Program, Charlotte County Healthy Start and The Salvation Army. Wednesday, the international organization kicks off a major campaign against domestic violence, explained C.J. Spikes-Brennan of Port Charlotte. The 16 Days of ActivismŽ will bring added attention to the worldwide problem of gender violence. At the Parkside Festival, the group laid a collection of shoes on the ground, symbolic of the faceless, nameless victims of domestic violence. The red ones represent the fatalities,Ž Spikes-Brennan said. The festival also had a A Salute To VeteransŽ theme, honoring one special U.S. Air Force veteran. Lt. Col. Grace Chicken served in both World War II and the Korean War, where she ”ew air-evacuation missions to bring the wounded from Korea to Japan for medical treatment. For the last 35 years, she has volunteered with the Friends of the Port Charlotte Public Library. Ive enjoyed every minute of it,Ž the 101-year-old decorated veteran said. Chicken started out in the Friends of the Library Bookstore, but eventually moved over to the library, where she now calls up patrons when their books come in. Sylvia Orr manages the bookstore, as well as the gift shop at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, and has known Chicken for much of that time. Shes sharp, shes fun and she loves cookies,Ž Orr said. And she remains quite active. For her 101st birthday in July, Chicken vacationed on the remote hideaway of Prince Edward Island, off the east coast of Canada. Orr is also a Team Parkside board member and event chairwoman of the Parkside Music & Food Festival. With a new location and plenty of new vendors for this years fest, Orr couldnt have been more pleased with how the community continues to support the revitalization of Parkside. I didnt have to advertise for vendors. They came to us,Ž she said. That speaks for itself.ŽEmail: groberts@sun-herald.comPARKSIDEFROM PAGE 1 Sylvia Orr, a Team Parkside board member and event chairwoman, inspects the hand-painted tropical decorations from Clinton Casual Patio & Fireplace in Port Charlotte at the Parkside Music & Food Fest. The Zonta Club of Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte laid shoes on the ground, symbolic of the faceless victims of domestic violence. On Wednesday, the international organization begins 16 Days of ActivismŽ to spread awareness of gender abuse.SUN PHOTOS BY GARY ROBERTSVanda Wright and Terri Smith, at right, peruse the products of Avon representative Laurie Jersey at Saturdays Parkside Music & Food Fest. Wright and Smith are both retired from Charlotte County Fire/EMS and have been friends for almost 50 years, spending most of their free time nowadays volunteering for the Port Charlotte Lions Club.ROTONDA WEST „ Rotonda West Association officials have received electronic mail from agents in the North Pole that Santa and Mrs. Claus will fulfill their promise to help the community celebrate two special events during the upcoming holiday season. The kickoff event is the 26th annual Lighting ceremony, when a switch is thrown and the Oakland Hills Marina Island becomes a bevy of thousands of glowing lights. They will illuminate the historic island gazebo and many holiday cutouts situated around the small island. Also featured is the ninth annual Boat Parade that always delights the crowd. As soon as the island lights are turned on, the decorated boats move up the Rotonda River and circle the island in unison. The chairman of the Boat Parade for the ninth year is Andy Vanscyoc. The Lighting and Boat Parade will be held at dusk Friday. The Rotonda West Womans Club and The Hills Restaurant will provide refreshments. Leo Leviton will return as the DJ, and will spread the holiday spirit with traditional Christmas musical favorites, and will call the action on the river. Next up is the popular and growing (Ninth) Christmas Holiday Parade that steps off at 2 p.m. Dec. 5 from Rotonda Boulevard North, onto Rotonda Circle. The route is 2.9 miles, and winds up at the Oakland Hills Marina. Some 50 marching units, floats, bands, clowns, classic cars and many more will be in the lineup. The judges stand will be placed midway. Several prizes will be offered to parade entries. Rotonda West residents Bob Jameson and Sandi Prentiss will do the honors again as Mr. and Mrs. Claus at both events. The beneficiary of the parade is Englewood Helping Hand, which provides food items and household needs to many less-fortunate families in the area. Spectators are asked to bring nonperishable canned food items, toys and cash. Last year, more than a ton of food items was collected. Golf carts will gather the donated items along the parade route, in addition to used eyeglasses for the Englewood Lions Club. Key parade committee members are chairman Earl Haas, Russ Kulp and Linda Bondeson. For more information, call Haas at 941-698-9207. A committee led by Bob and Pat Dix will be decorating the five bridge entrances to the community and memorial parks to brighten roadways for the holidays.North Pole legend, mate to visit RotondaProvided by DON MAHONSPECIAL TO THE SUN PHOTOS PROVIDED BY WAYNE MENGELMembers of the Rotonda West Holiday Decorations Committee work behind the scenes to ready dozens of decoration elements to display around the community. From left, front row: Sue Superak, Ginni Mahon, Linda Bondeson and Ken Carriera; and back row: Bob and Pat Dix, Jeanne and Bill Rauscher, Dave Best and Earl Haas. Cut-out gures will bring greetings to residents and visitors in Rotonda West during the holiday season.FROM PAGE ONE


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 9 Clydesdales haul cheer into Punta Gorda Ivan and Donna Gogliucci make memories. Four-year-old Connie Haston and mom Nora take advantage of the photo opportunity. Two-and-half-year-old Jackson Gates was among the hundreds who had their photo taken with the team of Budweiser Clydesdales. Parading downtown Punta Gorda along Marion Avenue. Talon Callion 3, and his sister Mia, 5, from Port Charlotte, pose for photos with Ivan and Charlie at the Laishley Crab House stop. Eleven-month-old Harley kept watch atop the Budweiser wagon as it paraded through downtown Punta Gorda. A stop at Hurricane Charleys lent to the opportunity for restaurant manager Bob McCurdy to take a seat upon the Budweiser wagon, also getting an ear kiss from Harley the Budweiser mascot.SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSHeading up the team of Budweiser Clydesdales that paraded through downtown Punta Gorda on Wednesday, Ivan and Charlie rst posed for photos in the downtown parking lot before heading over to the Laishley Crab House. Hundreds lined the streets to view the team of eight horses and their Dalmatian mascot, Harley, riding up top on the Budweiser wagon. Hundreds of photos were taken throughout the parade. Find it in the CLASSIFIEDS! LOOKING FOR SOMETHING? LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Bethany L. Walden, Au. D . Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Charlotte Hearing Center, Inc. Hearing Evaluations & Hearing Aids Since 1984Ž 766-8886 Most Major Brands Available 21216 Olean Blvd., Suite 4 Port Charlotte Across from AAA Bldg. adno=50486140 adno=50486641 SECOND OPINIONS WELCOMED Call Today for a Complimentary Consultation: 941.249.4503 Maple Leaf Plaza € 2200 Kings Hwy., Port Charlotte € BOBS BETTER HEARING We Service and repair: Starkey, MicroTech, Siemens, Rexton, Oticon, Phonak and many more. If your hearing aids are not working properly, schedule a complimentary analysis. Bedroom drawers dont need to hear! Robert Watts, HAS, BC-HIS #5556 National Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences International Service Network for Seasonal residents


Our Town Page 10 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 The Salvation Armys Giving Tree is not even up yet, but Nathan Lane already is starting his Holiday Season Job 1. Around the Charlotte Sun of“ce, everyone knows whats coming. Nathan, our Copy Desk chief, once again is heading up the newspapers Bicycle Drive. He started this project a few years ago, after we got our yearly envelope full of tags from The Salvation Army. Each tag represents a child who would like a few gifts for Christmas. Sun employees would pick a tag off the tree and try to “nd the three or four gifts the child asks for. One year, Nathan saw a problem: About “ve of the cards had the word bicycleŽ on them. People had chosen other tickets to “ll, and because bikes are a big expense, those “ve were still up there dangling, and the Giving Tree deadline was coming up fast. Now, Nathan is a person who tends to get ramped up by deadlines. His Copy Desk is responsible for laying out all the newspapers and special sections produced by the Sun Coast Media Group, which is quite a few. He also has a big, big heart. He didnt want to leave the kids dangling, like their cards were. If they needed bikes, he thought, lets get them some. So he walked around the newsroom asking for donations of $5, $10, $20 so he could get enough for the “ve bikes. He asked in customer service, the circulation desk, the advertising department, until he had a few hundred bucks. Bingo „ enough for the bikes, plus a bike helmet for each rider. Thats how it went for the first couple of years. But Nathan wanted to do more each year. By the time we got to 30 bikes, we realized we needed help. Thats the year we went to the community „ our readers „ asking for donations to help us meet that goal. And you came through in a big way! That year, we got the 30 bikes and then some. But thats not the end of the story. Its kind of the beginning. Last Christmas, Nathan collected enough for 60 bikes. A crew of us went with him to help pick them out and match them up with the tickets we had from The Salvation Army. They know now that were going to get a bunch of bikes, so we coordinate the effort. How many does he want this year? More than 60? We did so well last year, I would be happy just to match that,Ž Nathan told me. Last year was amazing.Ž So heres the deal: If you want to help with this, send donations to Nathan Lane, c/o Bike Drive, Charlotte Sun , 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. You can call Nathan on his direct line at 941-206-1138. You also can bring in donations to any Sun office, and we have them in Punta Gorda, Englewood, North Port and Arcadia. Just tell them its for Nathans Bike Drive. Chris Porter is executive editor of the Sun Newspapers. He writes an occasional column about good ideas for making the community better. Contact him at or 941-206-1134.Kicking off the Sun s annual bicycle drive Chris Porter NORTH PORT „ A single-vehicle crash shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 for over an hour late Saturday morning so a Bay”ite helicopter could land in the roadway. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, a 2003 Dodge Ram was traveling south on the interstate when it drifted into the right lane at approximately 11:40 a.m. The driver, Jose S. Perez, 27, of Cape Coral, overcorrected, causing the truck to roll over and into the median at mile marker 177, near the Toledo Blade Boulevard exit. Perez needed to be extricated. Declared a trauma alert, he was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital by Bay”ite, with serious injuries. His passenger, Daniel Diaz Licona, 23, of Fort Myers, was listed in serious condition, and also was taken to SMH. Both men were wearing seat belts, and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to the report. Authorities opened the right southbound lane of the interstate at 12:48 p.m., about an hour after the crash. The left lane was reopened a short time later, just after 1 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrols website.Traffic enforcement locations setCHARLOTTE COUNTY „ Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce will increase traf“c enforcement at the following locations: Speed enforcement: € Entire length of Lake View Boulevard, Port Charlotte. € Entire length of Jones Loop Road, Punta Gorda. Traf“c light/stop sign enforcement: € Jones Loop Road and Interstate 75, Punta Gorda. € State Road 776 (McCall Road) and Coliseum Boulevard, Gulf Cove. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Joshua James Plum, 33, 4700 block of Lagorce Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: failure to appear (original charges: failure to stop at a red signal and violation of drivers license restrictions). Bond: $4,000. € Thomas Eugene Smothermon, 64, 25000 block of Harborview Road, Port Charlotte. Charge: driving with a license expired for more than six months. Bond: none. € Desmond Lee Hurley, 22, 3300 block of Edgehill Terrace, Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $5,000. € Danny Joe Miller, 62, 7200 block of Sea Mist Drive, Port Charlotte. Charges: battery and violation of probation (original charges: battery and resisting an officer). Bond: none. € Jessica Kay Johnson, 30, 100 block of N. Portia St., Nokomis. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $7,500. € Robert Lee Pipes, 63, homeless in Port Charlotte. Charge: petty theft. Bond: none. € Adam Michael McCarthy, 28, 1500 block of Edison Drive, Englewood. Charges: two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; possession of drug paraphernalia; and resisting an officer. Bond: none. € Laurel Michelle Carroll, 34, 1500 block of Hickory St., Arcadia. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: petty theft). Bond: none. € Justin Kyle Michael Oberg, 24, 300 block of Gulf Breeze Blvd., Venice. Charges: possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $5,000. € Sean Christopher Bigi, 27, 1600 block of Bluelake Circle, Punta Gorda. Charges: two counts of resisting an officer. Bond: none. € Lauriel Angelique Bowen, 21, 11200 block of Pepper Road, Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of marijuana with the intent to sell, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $10,000. € Cory Pearson Waisanen, 34, 9400 block of Agate St., Port Charlotte. Charge: failure to appear (original charge: driving with a suspended license). Bond: $4,000. € Robert Jon OConnor, 38, 14300 block of Fieldcrest Lane, Port Charlotte. Charge: nonsupport of dependents. Purge: $310. € Thomas Paul Romanowski, 49, 11900 block of Surrey Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: battery. Bond: none. € Shane Thomas Fedora, 22, 1200 block of Eisenhower Drive, Port Charlotte. Charge: DUI. Bond: none. € Marne Anne Morrison-Hackett, 34, 10400 block of Kidron Ave., Englewood. Charges: driving with a suspended or revoked license, and violation of probation. Bond: none. The North Port Police Department reported the following arrests: € Tommy Chapman, 40, of Moore Haven, Fla. Charges: sexual battery on a victim younger than 12; two counts of lewd or lascivious behavior with a victim between 12 and 16 years old; and lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim younger than 12. Bond: none. € Jesse Jordan, 34, 8300 block of Bumford Ave., North Port. Charge: DUI. Bond: $500. € Christopher Peters, 18, 6100 block of Pan American Blvd., North Port. Charges: battery by strangulation, and battery. Bond: none. € Mary Thomson, 49, 12300 block of Trionfo Ave., North Port. Charge: failure to have motor vehicle liability insurance. Bond: $120. The Venice Police Department reported the following arrest: € George Huhn, 57, 800 block of Bird Bay Way, Venice. Charges: two counts of battery. Bond: $1,000. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Anthony Carbera, 38, 2900 block of Greendale Road, North Port. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: petty theft). Bond: none. € Susan Redmon, 48, 3400 block of E. Laurel Road, Venice. Charge: driving with a license expired for more than six months. Bond: $120. € Vicki Savage, 47, 1600 block of Bob O Link Drive, Venice. Charges: two counts of child neglect without great bodily harm. Bond: none. € James Savage, 46, 1600 block of Bob O Link Drive, Venice. Charges: two counts of child neglect without great bodily harm. Bond: none. € Cynthia Brouwer, 52, 600 block of Bittner Blvd., Nokomis. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: violation of a DUI court pretrial release). Bond: none. € Cory Gaskell, 22, 800 block of Jamaica Road, Venice. Charge: battery. Bond: none. € Derek Phillips, 48, of Sarasota. Charge: Charlotte County warrant for writ of bodily attachment for nonsupport. Bond: $250. „ Compiled by Gary Roberts and Anne KlockenkemperSaturday morning crash shutters I-75 POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSNature walks offeredUpcoming nature walks sponsored by the Lemon Bay Conservancy and led by Bill Dunson include: € From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 30: Edible and medicinal plants at Wild”ower Preserve, 3120 Gasparilla Pines Blvd., Englewood. Features a short walk around the 80-acre restored golf course owned by the conservancy to examine the useful and toxic properties of plants and their animal herbivores and predators. € From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 4: Hike the Duisberg Nature Trail and the beach at Middle Beach Park, 6725 Manasota Key Road, Englewood. Features a short hike up the nature trail and back on the beach to examine the natural history of a subtropical hammock, mangroves and beach dunes. € From 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11: Hike about 1.5 miles round trip in the Wild”ower Preserve, 3120 Gasparilla Pines Blvd., Englewood, to tidal Lemon Creek. This is habitat for juvenile tarpon, and the group will discuss the ecology of such young “sh living in hypoxic mangrove waters, and efforts being made to study and restore/ create habitat. € From 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18: Hike about 2.5 miles round trip to Stump Pass within Stump Pass Beach State Park, 900 Gulf Blvd., Englewood (there is an entry fee). Participants will study the natural history of the beach, dune, back dune and mangrove areas, and will discuss the current efforts to stabilize and renourish the eroding beach, and to dredge the channel. No reservations are required. The group will meet in the parking lots, and there are no fees except for parking at Stump Pass. For more information, email wdunson@comcast. net, or visit concert plannedThe Murdock Rotary Club will play host to seven-time Grammynominated folk singer John McCutcheon in concert at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Dec. 5 at the Riverwood Community Center, 4250 Riverwood Drive, Port Charlotte. Tickets are $25, and the proceeds will be used to bene“t children in Charlotte County through scholarships and supporting music programs in our schools. For more information or tickets, call 941-624-2353.


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Our Town Page 12 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 In everyones life, at some time, our inner “re goes out. It is then burst into ”ame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.Ž „ Albert SchweitzerThanksgiving Day, Nov. 20, 1941, my husband Joe was aboard the USS Dobbin at Pearl Harbor enjoying a Thanksgiving Day meal with friends and comrades, the last Thanksgiving he was to have in many, many years. On Dec. 7, 17 days later, Pearl Harbor was bombed. Joe lost two men on his ship. Japanese pilots, after hitting Battleship Row, saw the Dobbins admiral ”ags and went after her, but the Dobbin miraculously suffered only shrapnel damage. The ship went on to pick up hundreds of survivors from other ships. Joe never spoke of his time at Pearl Harbor, or of the following “ve years. I was married to him for many years when, by chance, I discovered a menu from the Dobbin for that Thanksgiving, and realized that he was a Pearl Harbor survivor. Joe did say that he was writing a letter home to his mother that Sunday morning when the attack occurred. Joe had one good friend, James Abraham, who spent many hours with him prior to Joes death in 2006, and for which I am very grateful. Rest in peace, Chief Petty Of“cer Victor JoeŽ Kleiss, and Happy Thanksgiving to all World War II survivors, along with any survivors from any war, including the men and women still “ghting for us. Thank you for reading!Fried Tomatoes(This and two other 1932 recipes follow from the Pet Milk Co., deep in the Great Depression.) 4 medium tomatoes, half ripe ½ cup all-purpose ”our 2 ½ teaspoons salt 2 ½ teaspoons sugar ¼ teaspoon pepper ¾ cup evaporated milk Oil for frying Wash tomatoes, but do not peel. Cut into ¾-inch slices. Place on paper towels to drain. Combine ”our, salt, sugar and pepper. Dust tomatoes in ”our mixture on both sides. Add evaporated milk to remaining ”our mixture to make a thick batter. Dip ”oured tomatoes in batter. Fry in hot oil ½-inch deep till golden brown on both sides. Serves 6.Carrots in Onion Sauce¼ cup “nely chopped onion 2 tablespoons oil 2 cups diced carrots, cooked and drained1‡3 cup evaporated milk ¼ teaspoon salt Dash of pepper Cook onion in hot oil over medium heat till limp. Stir in carrots, evaporated milk, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring gently, till sauce coats the carrots and is slightly thickened. Serve hot. Makes 4 servings.Creamed Spinach1 pound fresh spinach 2 tablespoons all-purpose ”our ½ cup evaporated milk ¼ teaspoon salt Pepper to taste Wash spinach thoroughly. Tear leaves into bite-size pieces. Place in saucepan and cover. Cook over low heat for 8 minutes or till tender. The water clinging to the leaves is enough to cook them. Drain. Sprinkle ”our over leaves and stir to evenly coat. Add evaporated milk, salt and pepper. Heat till sauce thickens. Makes 4 servings.Breakfast Sausage Apple Pie1 pound pork sausage links 11-ounce package pie crust mix 1 pound canned apple pie “lling 1 cup shredded American cheese ½ cup brown sugar Cook sausage links; drain on paper towels. Meanwhile, use ½ package pie crust mix to prepare single pastry for 9-inch pie pan. Line pan with pastry, ”ute edges, and prick bottom and sides with fork. Bake 10 minutes in 375-degree oven. Pour pie “lling into partially baked shell. Arrange cooked sausage, spoke fashion, on pie “lling; sprinkle with shredded cheese. For topping, combine brown sugar with remaining pie crust mix and sprinkle over pie. Return to oven and cook 25 to 35 minutes, or till crust is golden brown. Serve warm. Makes 6 servings. Pineapple Cookies(Recipe from an old Amish cookbook.) 1 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup pineapple, crushed and drained 2 eggs, beaten ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 4 cups all-purpose ”our 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ cup chopped nuts, if desired Mix all ingredients well. Drop by spoonfuls on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Mini Pies in a Cupcake Tin(Recipe submitted by reader June Pelo of North Port.) 2 (2-count) packages refrigerated pie crusts 2 (21-ounce) cans pie “lling (cherry, blueberry, apple, etc.) 1 egg, whisked Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12 muf“n cups. Roll out a single pie crust on a ”at surface. Use a large cookie cutter or any sort of circular lid to cut out a 4-inch circle of dough. Press each circle into the bottom of a muf“n tin so that a tiny rim of dough remains sticking out of the top. Repeat with remaining dough to “ll all tins. Fill each cup with about ¼ cup pie “lling. Use remaining dough to cover the tops of each pie. Brush the tops of each pie with whisked egg. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or till crust is lightly brown. Remove and cool for about 15 minutes. Use knife to gently loosen edges of each pie. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate. Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies1½ cups all-purpose ”our ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¾ cup rolled oats ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans ¾ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ginger ¾ cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg ¾ cup pumpkin Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sift together ”our, salt, soda and spices. Cream shortening and add sugar gradually, creaming till light, and add egg. Beat well, then add pumpkin, oats, ”our mixture and nuts. Mix and drop by the teaspoonful onto ungreased baking sheet, 1¼ inches apart. Bake for 15 minutes. Sun Correspondent Mary Morgan Kleiss welcomes calls, suggestions and recipes for her column. 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Our Town Page 14 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 NORTH PORT „ The Mark McKinley Shows Karaoke for the CureŽ has joined forces with North Port Mayor Jacqueline Moore and her Relay for Life Team, No Moore Cancer,Ž to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year, Karaoke for the CureŽ will be the kickoff event for Moores 2016 Relay team, and will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail, North Port. The evening will include dinner, cocktails and, of course, karaoke. Funds will be raised through a silent auction, and other fundraising activities also will take place throughout the evening, with the proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Societys Relay For Life. Mark McKinley, who deejays and leads karaoke in the area, created Karaoke For The CureŽ five years ago after his mother survived breast cancer. His mom is now a lung cancer survivor as well, and McKinley, who is teaming with Moore for the second time, feels like the event is a way to help others, after his own mothers recoveries. It certainly did my heart good (to have his mother beat cancer a second time), and I took up my cross so to speak, and made it my mission to help others,Ž he said. Jacqueline Moore, shes a really delightful lady, and has a heartfelt concern for this area. Its such a pleasure to work with her.Ž This year, McKinley also decided he needed to do something more. On Dec. 7, The Mark McKinley Show will team up with Bowes Imaging Center to provide a full day of free mammogram screenings to those without health insurance or the means to afford the testing. When it comes down to this type of thing, mammogram screenings are vital in early detection,Ž McKinley said. There are people in the community who dont have health insurance or have a high deductible. Those are the people were trying to reach when we do this mammogram event.Ž Those who wish to participate in the free mammogram screenings can email their contact information „ including name and phone number „ to freemammogram@, and members of McKinleys staff will contact them to schedule their free screening. There are a limited number of screenings that can be done in a full day, so prompt response is key. (Mammograms are) about a 15-minute test, and were estimating about 50 in one day. Were going to shoot for that number,Ž McKinley said, with free mammograms being performed back to back to back, from open to close the entire day.Ž Karaoke for the CureŽ will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, and while there isnt really an end time, McKinley said the event likely will run until about 9 p.m. The Family Table can accommodate between 75 and 100. The (past) events have, thankfully, been very successful,Ž McKinley said. We want to have as many people as possible enjoy the evening.ŽEmail:Karaoke for the Cure to benefit Relay for LifeBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDEDMark McKinley and North Port Mayor Jacqueline Moore are teaming up to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life through Karaoke for the Cure,Ž set for Saturday at the Family Table Restaurant in North Port. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFAudubon plans December WalkaboutThe Peace River Audubon Society invites everyone to attend the December Walkabout at 8 a.m. Dec. 1 at the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Centers Alligator Creek site, 10941 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda. Two groups will meet there that morning, so the birding group will meet in the screen room. The screened-in picnic area is right in the parking area, but set apart from the administrative buildings. Its near the Eagle Point trailhead. The society has been working on the bird blind at CHEC, and, with the help of several grants, has been able to add bird feeders, nest boxes and native plants. The area has been cleared for better viewing, and the blind itself has been refurbished. For the hike, the group will stop at Freshwater Pond, will take Three Lakes Trail to visit Sherman Lake, and will return on the Pine Flatwoods Trail, which will be about 1 3‡4 miles. Participants will hike through a hardwood hammock, bird in a mangrove area, then will return through pine flatwoods. Take water, sunscreen and repellent, and wear hiking shoes. For more information, contact Phyllis Cady at 941-286-7638 or at ps_cady@yahoo. com. More information about CHEC is available at Peace River Audubon information is available at www.peaceriver PLEASE GIVE BLOOD HELP SAVE LIVES LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS adno=50488334


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 15 BIRTHDAYS Happy 4th birthday to Alyssa and Ava Totilo on their special day Nov. 26. Happy 16th birthday to Madison Burton on her special day Nov. 25. Happy 9th birthday to Alyssa Schneider on her special day Nov. 21. Happy 1st birthday to June Gross on her special day Nov. 26. Happy 3rd birthday to Emma Galley on her special day Nov. 19. Happy 101st birthday to Amelia Mortitz on her special day Nov. 21. Happy 90th birthday to Ee Sheets on her special day Nov. 28. CONTACT FOR BIRTHDAYSEach week in Sundays Charlotte Sun , we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, along with the persons name, age, and birthday month and date, to Sherri Dennis at Deadline is noon Wednesday. Note: If you bring or mail in a hard-copy photo (to 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980), we will try to accommodate you, but we CANNOT guarantee the ability to return it to you. For more information, call Sherri at 941-206-1127. In the CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion WEEKLY RECORDCharlotte County birthsThere were no births reported this week in Charlotte County.Charlotte County marriages€ Ralph Cima of Punta Gorda, and Penny Henson Stanley of Punta Gorda € Jeremy Mahoney of Rotonda West, and Sandra Varley of Englewood € Mia Romano of Port Charlotte, and Harold Lloyd of Port Charlotte € Samuel Baker of Englewood, and Gloria Candela of Englewood € John Dodson of Punta Gorda, and Kathleen Wier of Punta Gorda € Melissa Holske of North Port, and Michael Volack of North Port € Michael Ryan of Punta Gorda, and Clarice Morgan of Punta Gorda € Trevor Green of Punta Gorda, and Randi Ogle of Punta Gorda € John Phillips of Port Charlotte, and Gertrude Munson of Port Charlotte € Christopher Burn of North Port, and Caitlin Sorenson of North Port € Warren Germer of Englewood, and Rita Kirsch of Englewood € Juan Sarat Perez of Port Charlotte, and Francisca Lux Castro of Port Charlotte € Randi Fugit of Port Charlotte, and Scot Kirkpatrick of Port Charlotte € Julio Mesa of North Port, and Lourdes Salas Puertas of North Port € Joesph Gant of Port Charlotte, and Tammy Mertes of Port Charlotte € Michael McComb of New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada, and Joyce Lowry of New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada € Joshua Riggle of Aransas Pass, Texas, and Elyse Kleinke of Aransas Pass, Texas € Gregory Damon of Port Charlotte, and Jody Stroh of Port CharlotteCharlotte County divorces€ Wayne A. Brumbaugh v. Patricia A. Brumbaugh € Melisa Campbell v. Ronnie Campbell € Ramona Yvonne Derr v. John Michael Derr € James Steven Dillon v. Lana Dillon € Cynthia J. Freeman v. Mark R. Freeman € Steven L. Hall v. Tracy E. Nault-Hall € Robert J. Head v. Kathleen A. Head € Eric Holden v. Priscilla Gonzalez € Elizabeth Hutcheson v. Daniel Hutcheson € Hardat Lalla v. Santhana Appu Durai € Anthony Martin Llewellyn v. Anne-Marie Cumberbatch € Frank Stewart Molineux v. Sharon Ann Molineux € Raymond J. Neill v. Aleta Neill € Jorge Angel Santiago Rivas v. Any Emperatriz Machuca Rodriguez Santiago € Linda K. Smith v. Marvin W. Smith € Mackenzie Huntington Smith v. William George Connelly Jr. € Christopher Walton v. Tiffany Walton € Matthew Witting v. Kendale S. Downing WINNERS CIRCLEAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners Nov. 15: Round 1: 1-Fern Tropea, Dale McDaniels; 2-Fran Smith, Henry Tropea; 3-Paul Martin, John Seaman. Round 2: 1-Paul Martin, Dale McDaniels; 2-Fern Tropea, Ron Hickson; 3-Nancy Gant, Henry Tropea.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners Nov. 15: 1-Ken Kidneigh, 4680; 2-Judy Gilbert, 4610; 3-Carol Eisenbaugh, 3860; 4-Fred Kuss, 3800.Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club€ Ladies Bridge winners Nov. 17: 1-Deann Johnson; 2-Virginia Martin. € Slam Bridge winners Nov. 11: Chuck Floramo; Irene Runkle; Colleen Shoemaker. Nov. 18: Jerry Shoemaker, 5300; Geri Dempsey, 4960; Chuck Floramo, 4220.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners Nov.12: N/S: 1-Fred and Linda Andreas; 2-Mike Breen, Alexander Odulo; 3-Goren Hanson, Bill Murphy. E/W: 1-Bonnie Elliott, Waren Prince; 2-Nancy Thelin, Bob Rancourt; 3-Bill Vigneault, Phil Gath. Nov. 17: N/S: 1-Mike Breen, Alexander Odulo; 2-Ken and Patty Earl; 3-Bob Mohbacher, David Valliant. E/W: 1-Bonnie Elliott, Mary Ann Baird; 2-Deb and Mike Scarlett; 3-Bill Vigneault, Phil Garth. € Monday Night Pinochle winners Oct. 26: 1-Mike Hess, 702; 2-Paolo Lombardo, 679; 3-Jan Howard, 636. Nov. 9: 1-Mike Hess, 692; 2-Joe Lupton, 667; 3-Lavaun Berkland, 628. Nov. 16: 1-Jan Howard, 731; 2-Joe Lupton, 661; 3-Sally Durbano, 643; 3-Alice Trautman, 643. € Tuesday Night Pinochle winners Nov.17: 1-Mitch Mitchell, 661; 2-Mary Lavine, 658; 3-Jan Howard, 655. € Contract Bridge winners Nov. 18: Art Fritz, 7020; Jay Oberlander, 5680; Bill Marsh, 5160; Mid Noble, 5060. € Port Charlotte Cribbage Club 147 winners Nov. 11: Tom Fiorini, 19; Marilyn Gaudreau, 17; Madelyn Bousquet, 16. Nov. 18: Boston Bob Waltzer, 18; Bob Sheehan, 15; Bob Bousquet, 15; Murray Wilson, 15; Jack Stakley, 14.Deep Creek Elks Lodge€ Monday Bridge winners Nov. 16: 1-Carolanne Hoehle, 4570; 2-Georgia Klemm, 4340; 3-Bill Marsh, 4230; 4-Connie Oberlander, 3850.End Zone in Englewood€ Trivia Game winners Nov. 16: 1-Barbarians, $97; 2-Eight Shades of Grey, $29.Isles Yacht Club€ Scrabble winners Nov. 13: Norm Goldman, 203; Diana Lehr, 280, 269; Liane Riley, 234, 216, 169; Sandy Robinson, 220. Nov. 15: Mary Lou Coutts, 225, 202; Judith Howell, 222, 194. € Duplicate Bridge winners Nov. 18: N/S: 1-Jan Dunn and Jim Dunn; 2-Arlene and Ray Rothhaar; 3-Emma May Goddard, Jan Savino. E/W: 1-Chip and Sally Smith; 2-Marsha and Ray Starsman; 3-Jean Bookout, Brad Southworth.PGI€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners Nov. 11: N/S: 1-Mary and Dave Atwood; 2-Joanna Dennis, John Cravens; 3-Phil Gain, Jim Barrett. E/W: 1-Mary and Stephen Chupak; 2-John Haist, Everett Dehn; 3-Richard Peters, Albert Shuki. Nov. 13: N/S: 1-Bill Murphy, Donna Davis; 2-Mike Breen, Jim Barrett; 3-Bob Mohbacher, Helen Sullivan. E/W: 1-David Baird, Chuck Pohle; 2-Joe Potter, Randy Wentworth; 3Everett Dehn, Polly Engebrech. Nov. 16: N/S: 1-Polly Engebreht, Elelyn Palmer; 2-Clifford and Barbara Reitz; 3-Ginger Smith, John Avery. E/W: 1-Goran Hanson, Bonnie Elliott; 2-Sarah Robin, Pat Betts; 3-Mary and Steven Chupak. € PGICA Monday Night Duplicate Bridge winners Nov. 16: 1-Laura Heine, Terri Leavy; 2-Carolyn Brox, Lois Olsen; 3-Sharon Biernat, Mid Noble.Port Charlotte Golf Club€ Game Day winners Nov. 18: Euchre: Mary Ellen Ryder, Barbara Haddon. Bridge: Marilyn Carlson, Doris Schmitendorf. Mahjong: Gretchen Stoughton, Marlene Arthur. Dominos: Kay Stewart, Sharon Hall. Want to add your group? Email for details.BRIDGE WINNERSNorth Port Senior Center Duplicate Bridge, Nov. 16: N/S: 1-Helen Norris, Dave Johnson; 2-Diana Prince, Phil Turcotte; 3-Ginny and Connie Quinn; 4-Ella Richard, Sue Hummer. 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Our Town Page 16 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 To view todays legal notices and more visit, To view todays legal notices and more visit, 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 11/22/2015 3114 INVITATION TO BID S UB CO NTRA C T O R AND SUPPLIER REVISED NOTICE FOR BIDS TO CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT RISK PCHS Security Improvements Phase 3 18200 Cochran Blvd Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Charlotte County Public Schools Subcontractor bids are solicited by Owen-Ames-Kimball Company as Construction Manager for PCHSSecurity Improvements Phase 3 , to be received at the office of Owen-Ames-Kimball Company, Attn Frank Mullins 1877 Manzana Avenue, Punta Gorda, Fl 33950 Ph 941-5751574 not later than 2:00 p.m. on December 9, 2015 . Trades needed are: Chain Link Fencing, Ornamental Fencing, Misc. Metals, Concrete, Stucco Patch, Painting Base Bid Scope of work includes: Decorative aluminum f ences, Swing gates, Galvanized chain fence and hardw are ( base bid ), Pipe sleeves, to be cast in concrete w alls and footings, Concrete sidewalks ,Concr ete patching at removed fence, Concrete fill and installation of pipe bollards, Bollards, Bonding of fence, Finish Hardware Submit pricing as follows: Base Bid Provide Add/Delete per foot unit pricing for: Ornamental Fencing Provide add/Delete price per each Ornamental Single Gate Provide Add/Delete price for each Pr Ornamental Double Gate Provide Add/Delete per foot unit pricing for: Chain Link Fencin g Provide Chain Link Single Gate Chain link Double Gate Provide price for Polymer-coated chain link f ence with add/delete per foot unit pricing. Provide Add price for Sliding gate at ROTC area Provide add price for SS panic hardware per gate. Provide alternate pricing for A lternate system listed as Charlotte County Master Fence SpecŽ. W ork is planned to be accom plished during school hours . A ll workers must be in conformance with the Level II Security Clearance and display CCPS badges at all times while on property. All costs for CCPS security back ground screening and badging costs must be included in Subcont ractor bids. Bid Documents have been prepared by Harvard Jolly and may be obtained by filling in this invitation form below and returning to the office of Owen-Ames-Kimball Com p any (Fort Myers) Robin Dailey via email to . The documents will be emailed so be sure to write clearly. You may also obtain plans by going to our online plan room located at Sign in information will be issued upon return of this form. OAK Subcontractor Pre-Qualification forms must be completed and returned prior to t he Subcontractors bid. A pre bid conference and site examination will be held onsite December 3, 2015 at 2:30 pm. Pre bid attendees are to assemble outside front entrance of school building main office for sign in. Do not enter buildings without CCPS escort. We request that attendees register their intent to attend the pre-bid conference with Frank Mullins via email a minimum of 3 working days in advance of the confer ence. Bidders may use their standard form of proposal and must be in accordance wi th the Bid documents. Owen-Ames-Kimball pur chase order terms and conditions of the purchase order will be the governing document regardless o f any statements to the contrar y noted in the bidders form of pro posal. Questions regarding the work scope may be directed to Frank Mullins at Bidders must deliver their propos als to the Construction Manager via email only to ahead of the stated time for closing of the bids. The bids will be opened and reviewed in private. The Construction Manager reserves the right to reject any and all bids, or to waive any informality in the bidding process. Please respond via email to : Company: _________________ Contact Person_____________ Business Address:___________ _ _________________________ Ph# ______________________ Fax# _____________________ *Email Address:_____________ Email Your Response : ( )We Will Bid and Attend the Pre-Bid onsite at Port CharlHihShl230 3114 INVITATION TO BID l otte Hi g h S c h oo l 2 : 30 pm, December 3, 2015 ----assemble outside front entrance of school building main office for sign in. Do not enter buildings without CCPS escort ( )Will Not Be Bidding This Project Publish: November 22&29, 2015 102791 3245246 3116 NOTICE OF ACTION IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 08-2015-CA-002493 DITECH FINANCIAL LLC F/K/A GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF FRANCES Q. GRIMM A/K/A FRANCES AVERY GRIMM, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF FRANCES Q. GRIMM A/K/A FRANCES AVERY GRIMM , DECEASED, AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF FRANCES Q. GRIMM A/K/A FRANCES AVERY GRIMM , DECEASED, OR ANY OF TH E HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 107 DUNN DR NE PORT CHARLOTTE, FL 33952-8202 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on t he following property in Charlotte County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 57, BLOCK 29, PORT CHARLOTTE SUBDIVISION, SEC TION 3, ACCORDING TO A PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 35A THROUGH 35C OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on EXL LEGAL, PLLC, Plaintiffs at torney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or be fore 12/16/2015 or within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 350 E Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 10th day of November , 2015. Barbara T. Scott Clerk of the Circuit Court By: J. Kern Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Jon Embury, Administrative Services Manager, whose office is located at 350 E. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, and whose telephone number is (941)637-2110, at least 7 days before y our scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving t his notification if the time bef ore the schedule appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Pubilsh: November 15&22, 2015 146641 3242829 3122 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE IN THE TWENTIETH CIRCUIT COURT FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 082012CA001560XXXXXX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. LESLIE WILSON; ROBERT WILSON, SR A/K/A ROBERT T. WILSON, SR.; SECTION 20 PROPERTY OWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THI S ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 30 , 2015, and entered in Case No. 082012CA001560XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Charlotte County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIA TION is Plaintiff and LESLIE WILSON; ROBERT WILSON, SR A/K/A ROBERT T. WILSON, SR.; SECTION 20 PROPERTY OWNER'S AS SOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TEN ANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDAN T TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMINGTOHAVEANYRIGHT 3122 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT , TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at web site of www.charlotte.realfore, 11:00 a.m. on the December 4, 2015 , the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14, BLOCK 526, PUNTA GORDA ISLES, SECTION 20, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 2A, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 6 0 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Administrative Services Manager whose office is located a t 350 E. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, and whose telephone number is (941) 637-2281, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or v oice impaired, call 711. DATED at Punta Gorda, Florida, on November 10 , 2015. BARBARA SCOTT A s Clerk, Circuit Court By: K. Sandrock As Deputy Clerk Pubish: November 15&22, 2015 105230 3242778 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 13003412CA U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION, 2008-FT1 TRUST, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2008-FT1, Plaintiff, vs. GLENN R. TURNER, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., UNKNOWN TENANT #1, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed October 27, 2015 entered in Civil Case No. 13003412CA of the Circuit Court of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Charlotte County, Punta Gorda, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes at 11:00 AM on the 6th day of Janu ary , 2016 on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment: LOT 89, BLOCK 1700, PORT CHARLOTTE SUBDIVISION SECTION 54, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 68A THROUGH 68E, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale . Dated this 10th day of Novem ber , 2015. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT A s Clerk of the Court BY: K. Sandrock Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Jon Embury, Administrative Services Manager, whose office is located at 350 E. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, and whose telephone number is (941) 637-2110, a t least 7 days before you r scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving t his notification if the time bef ore the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Publish: November 15&22, 2015 338038 3242855 I think the general public deserves to know that one child dies from a hungerrelated disease every 12 seconds,Ž ECHO Ambassador Sharon Breay said. From its North Fort Myers headquarters, Education Concerns for Hunger Organization, or ECHO, has supported agricultural and development programs worldwide for more than 30 years. ECHOs purpose is to reduce hunger and improve lives worldwide by developing simple, practical tools available anywhere, testing new agricultural technologies and sharing agricultural information,Ž Breay said. In her classroom presentation, Explore ECHOs Global Farm,Ž Breay discusses ECHOs mission and its efforts to eliminate hunger. The class is set for 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 2 at Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. Globally, about 925 million people do not have enough food. Hunger is greatest in the developing world, where approximately 578 million Asians and Paci“c Islanders, 239 million Sub-Saharan Africans, and 53 million in the Caribbean and South America dont have enough to eat, according to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization. ECHOs efforts center on developing simple, practical tools made from locally available, inexpensive materials anyone can use. To address the critical need for potable water in the developing world, ECHO developed a simple puri“cation technique for use in tropical regions. In her class, Breay will describe the technique that involves nothing more than the common corrugated metal roof, glass jugs, coconut oil and sunlight. Because more than 90 percent of the worlds crop species have disappeared from farms, and 75 percent of the worlds food is produced by just 12 plant and “ve animal species, ECHO is trying to increase agricultural diversity, according to Breay. ECHO has a seed bank of 350 species of edible plants. Those seeds are sent to farmers throughout the world free of charge,Ž Breay said. We ask the farmers to give us feedback about the seeds viability for cultivation and desirability for consumption locally. We also ask (that) they use the seeds from the “rst crop for the next seasons planting, and that they share them with other farmers.Ž Breay plans to have produce from some of these atypical edible plant species on hand for class participants to sample. ECHO lies at the center of a broad network that gathers and disseminates information about sustainable solutions to development, hunger and agricultural best practices. Most people dont know its here. There are tours of the experimental farm, and a nursery where you can buy plants for your own garden,Ž Breay said. ECHO sponsors informational family farm days; internships in international development; an ECHO Notes newsletter with a circulation of more than 60,000; and conferences in North Fort Myers, East and West Africa, and Thailand. ECHO helps locally as well,Ž Breay said. We provide advice to Floridas farmers upon request, and have donated more than a ton of food through the Community Cooperative Ministries International of Southwest Florida.Ž For more information about Explore Echos Global Farm,Ž or to register, call 941-505-0130. You also can register online at https://registerra.fgcu. edu; enter the search term HC0944.Ž Rick Ramos is a program coordinator at FGCUs downtown Punta Gorda Herald Court Centre Renaissance Academy. He can be reached at rramos@fgcu. edu.ECHO „ Area leader in hunger solutions FGCU Herald Court CentreRick Ramos Greetings from Holiday Park. A luncheon honoring our veterans from Holiday Park in North Port was held on Veterans Day with 180 residents in attendance. The Honor Guard from La Casa manufactured home park was in attendance Nov. 11 to present the ”ags for the Air Force, Navy, Marines and Army. They also presented the ”ag honoring those who lost their lives keeping us safe. Steve Garcia from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs favored us with his attendance. This function was planned by Sally Schmidt and Sally Stall and sponsored by the Mens Club. Thanks to all who helped on this and those who attended. And a big thank you to the many veterans in our park for their service. The Computer Club is up and running again. The photo contest was discussed and it was voted to have a monetary prize this year for the “rst-place winners and for best of show; second and third place will receive ribbons. The rules and categories are listed in the newsletter and will be posted. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday and we will have a “nancial adviser as our guest speaker. All residents are invited to attend. Our classes are starting and our teachers are ready to go. Until next time.Email: bhart5@comcast.netHoliday Park honors those who served PHOTOS PROVIDED BY BETTY HARTMembers of the La Casa Honor Guard, in attendance at the Holiday Park Veterans Day lunch. A few of the 180 in attendance at the Nov. 11 lunch. Holiday ParkBetty Hart LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 17 FAMILY ALBUMProcuks celebrate 65 years Sullivans celebrate 30 years Daniels ~ Rueff Paces celebrate 68 years Andrew and Agnes Pace of Port Charlotte, Fla., are celebrating their 68-year wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. Agnes is retired. Andrew is a retired postmaster from Milford, Conn. He is a WWII veteran having served with General Pattons 3rd Army in the battle of The Bulge. They have lived in the Port Charlotte area for 23 years. They have one son, Andrew Pace Jr. of North Haven, Conn. Andrew and Agnes are blessed with one granddaughter. They will celebrate their anniversary having dinner with family and friends.Steve and Lee Procuk celebrated their 65-year wedding anniversary Nov. 18, 2015. They were the very “rst marriage at United Methodist Church in Maple Heights, Ohio. What a beautiful fresh start together. Their dream came true to have a wonderful blessed family of three children, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. It was also their dream to live in Florida so goodbye snow, hello sunshine since 1983! You may see Steve when you are shopping at Winn-Dixie or see Lee dressed up for every holiday around town. They enjoy dancing every chance they get with their wonderful group of friends, and cheering on the Stone Crabs. Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad, Grandma & Grandpa, Grammy and Papa Stevie. Your family loves you very much and is thankful to have such a loving example of commitment be the cornerstone of our family! Heres to many more!Marjorie and Bob Sullivan will celebrate their 30-year wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. My Dearest Marjorie, Today is not just our anniversary, Its a celebration of the bond between you and me. It is not just a reminder of our years together. It is a celebration of our love for one another. Happy anniversary! Your Loving Husband, BobErik and Linda Rueff are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Brennen Rueff to Krysten Daniels, the daughter of Joseph and Patty Daniels. The couple were married Nov. 14, 2015. The bride was given in marriage by her brothers, Derek and Matt Daniels. Krystens bridesmaids were Danielle Gassera, Samantha Chisholm, Taylor Haddox and Leah Warram. The groomsmen were Brennens brother, Dalton Rueff, Matt Crabtree, Matt Eliassen and Brandon Stover. The couple spent their honeymoon in Cozumel, Mexico. Brennen and Krysten plan to reside in Punta Gorda, Fla. FAMILY ALBUM ANNOUNCEMENTSCelebrate the moments Honor their lives Share your love Create memories € € € Birth announcements Birthdays Anniversaries Engagements Weddings Family reunionsCommemorate your familys milestones and share the joy with the community. $31 photo, up to 200 words $66 photo, up to 300 words Call: 941-206-1028 Stop by your local Sun office to pick up a form. Email: PUNTA GORDA „ The Gulfshore Opera brought Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewes classic, timeless musical BrigadoonŽ to town Friday evening, to audience acclaim. The mythical, lyrical tale of life and love in the Scottish highlands, presented by an energetic singing, dancing cast of 25, and backed by a 19-piece orchestra at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, enthralled the theatergoers. It left them standing and cheering their lengthy, enthusiastic approval. Dr. David Klein, chairman of the operas Charlotte County advisory board, called it a wonderful, magical night.Ž I was astounded by the voices. Ive never been so fascinated,Ž he said, wondrously. I thought I was in the Scottish highlands.Ž Local Realtor Dick Miller, a former New York syndicated columnist who covered Broadway, agreed. It was glorious,Ž he said, the voices, the cast, the scenery, the music, the choreography „ they were glorious. Its hard to get voices of this caliber for musical comedy,Ž he said. Its really an operatic musical out of the operatic era. All the voices were beautiful.Ž The creative scenery was outstanding as well. A professional stage crew manipulating curtains and props like stone walls and a staircase to Brigadoon, transformed the set effortlessly from a forest to a Scottish square, and back again. There were some drawbacks, however. One was a disappointing audience of less than 400, barely half-“lling the CPAC. Another was unmiked dialogue that, at times, was barely audible for much of the audience, no matter where they were seated, apparently due to CPAC acoustics. They should have been miked,Ž Miller said. If they were, with suspended overhead microphones, it would have enhanced a superior production even more. The acoustics were “ne, however, for the operatic voices that literally “lled the center everywhere. The two leads were outstanding. Lyric baritone Gabriel Preisser played Tommy Albright, one of two American tourists from New York lost in the Scottish highland mists who discovers Brigadoon, a mysterious, unmapped village that exists for just a single day every 100 years, and falls in love with Fiona MacLaren, played by soprano Meridith Lustig. Their romance takes the audience, singing silently themselves, through Lerners ageless love songs like Heather on the Hill,Ž Come to Me, Bend to Me,Ž and Almost Like Being in Love.Ž Both have world-class résumés, but were impressed with Punta Gorda. Preisser, a native Floridian born and bred in Apopka, said in an interview he was especially impressed with the CPAC, which he called a top-notch facility almost in the middle of nowhere.Ž He said it gives the voice a lot of support. It is gorgeous to sing in. You get a lot back.Ž He said it was also a treasureŽ to sing with a live orchestra, instead of a soundtrack, with a full, rich musical score. Its how music is supposed to be heard.Ž Lustig, a recent Juilliard graduate off next to Europe, was equally enthusiastic. Of the Performing Arts Center, she said, I loved it. The space was fantastic to sing in. It has great acoustics, and the orchestra did a great job. Im so pleased. It was wonderful, fantastic. Id come back here anytime.Ž BrigadoonŽ was a Theater Zone production, under director Mark Danni, choreographer Karen Molnar, music director Trent Brown and orchestra director Charles Fornara. The Gulfshore Operas other two productions at the CPAC this season will be Johan Sebastian Bachs oratorio on the Gospel of Matthew, St. Matthew Passion,Ž on March 18, 2016; and Elixir of Love,Ž based on Donizettis opera, Lelisir damore,Ž a light-hearted comedy featuring Irish tenor Anthony Kerns, on April 15, 2016. For more information, go to, or call 239-529-3925.Gulfshore Opera charms with BrigadoonBy BILL JONESSUN CORRESPONDENT COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSFundraising concert at libraryThe Friends of the Mid-County Regional Library, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte, will play host to a Christmas classical guitar concert performed by Peter Fletcher at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. The guitarist will perform Christmas and classical pieces. Tickets are $10, and proceeds of the concert go to the Friends of the Mid-County Regional Library. Tickets are available at the library now. For more information, call 941-613-3192.Playhouse to hold auditionsThe Lemon Bay Playhouse, 96 W. Dearborn St., Englewood, will hold open auditions for its next play at 7 p.m. today and Monday. The play, Plaza SuiteŽ by Neil Simon, will be directed by Ric Goodwin and calls for a cast of three-plus men and three-plus women. For the audition, prepared comic monologues are welcome, but not necessary, along with cold readings. Hilarity abounds in this portrait of three couples occupying a suite at the Plaza. Each couple has their reasons for staying there: Couple No. 1s house is being painted; in Couple No. 2, he is looking for a sexual diversion; Couple No. 3 is trying to get their daughter out of the bathroom to get her married. The show runs from Jan. 20, 2016, through Feb. 14, 2016. Scripts are available for perusal at the Box Office between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. weekdays. For more information, call 941-475-6756.VFW Hard Rock Casino tripVFW Post 8203 Auxiliary is hosting a bus trip to the Tampa Hard Rock Casino on Saturday. The bus leaves the post promptly at 9:15 a.m. and will return around 5:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person. Proceeds benefit veterans and their families. The trip is open to the public. For reservations, call 941-426-6865.Friendship Club Christmas danceThe Friendship Club of Warm Mineral Springs will host its Christmas dance party Saturday at the groups clubhouse, 12125 Warm Mineral Springs Drive. The party starts at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Groups of different nationalities will perform either singing Christmas carols or reading poems. Admission is $17 for club members and $20 for guests, and includes food and beverages. 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Our Town Page 18 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name „ not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun , Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980, or fax to 941-629-2085. Readers with access to the Internet may email Letters to the Editor at HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comChairman „ Derek Dunn-Rankin Publisher „ David Dunn-Rankin Executive Editor „ Chris Porter Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Editor „ John Hackworth V IEWPOINTFire the editor over cartoon Saving grace: Puzzles, comics Dont criticize Scott for stance Scott is listening to constituents Dont import problems here We must cut o ISIS revenue Rejecting refugees plays into ISIS hands We must learn from France Editorial wrong; refugees a dangerEditor: Whoever chose Thursdays editorial cartoon should be “red. To bring Mary and Joseph into the conversation with terrorists and to imply that they would be a threat is completely over the top. I suspect there may be additional fallout over this. Your apparent perspective on Christianity is abhorrent. Managements insistence of their objectivity is in serious doubt.Jack Collins Punta GordaEditor: Christians are being killed by various means „ beheading to be the most horrible „ and you have the gall to use Mary and Joseph at the inn? We cannot think of a more inappropriate action on the part of this paper. It makes us reconsider continuing a subscription. Puzzles and comics are the only things saving it right now. As Christians we are tired of having to accept insults and still have to be politically correctŽ when talking about people from the Mideast. At the very least, we would expect a public apology to be printed in the paper, in a prominent place for all to see.Lucille, Ed Welchman Punta GordaEditor: I am taking this time to tell you I feel you are so wrong with taking a position against Gov. Scott (no surprise) wanting to block the resettlement of the Syrian refugees. This governor and many other governors and congressman are looking out for our security and wellbeing. The vetting process, Editor: The Sun in their Our ViewŽ of Nov. 18 accused Governor Scott of ƒ the appearance of political expediency and political pandering.Ž Let me suggest a different viewpoint. I would say that he is listening to his constituents and exercising some uncommon sense. Our education system is stressed, our Medicaid program is struggling, our employment of the unskilled or entry level citizens is not good, and our ability to secure our miles of coast is nearly non-existent. We have seen the federal policy that gives a family of immigrants Editor: The Sun deserves credit for marketing their position by placing a cartoon implying that the State of Florida is punishing the victims of the violence in their country, on the same page as their view point on the subject. I had to chuckle (one of those sick sort of laughs) when the column said, We believe the administration and Department of Homeland Security understands the potential for ISIS criminals to in“ltrate the ranks of legitimate refugees.Ž Im still shaking my head. Isnt that exactly the point? Why would President Obama, knowing the weakness of the program, continue to subject the American people to that sort of known danger? We are not cold-hearted people. We ache for those who are ”eeing oppression and abuse. There are some better options. One, destroy the enemy. Two, provide humanitarian aid in the native countries or as close as possible. Give the refugees the ability to stay in their own countries, safe from barbarians. Dont import the problems here.Bill Hamilton North PortEditor: We know that ISIS has one goal in mind and that is to conquer every country in the world. These people are criminals, not religious zealots. There is only one way to defeat them. They need to be hit hard and stamped out by cutting off their source of revenue. Bombing oil trucks is a good start. It should have been done a long time ago. We, together with our allies, need to bomb all the oil “elds that they control, which is their main source of income, and freeze any other source of funding they have. When they dont have the money to wage terror, we may stand a chance of defeating them for good. This is World War III and must be addressed and treated as such, or we will “nd ourselves in dire trouble. We need our leaders to stop the nonsense that goes on and take care of the urgent problem facing us right now. Limiting their funds will save many lives and stop the horror. Dana Wolfe Port CharlotteEditor: I was disheartened and saddened to read a letter to the editor in Wednesdays paper stating bluntly that Syrian refugees will not be welcome here.Ž It is inhumane and xenophobic to not want to help these people who have seen their homes, families, and dreams destroyed. A major goal of ISIS is to alienate Muslims from the rest of the world in order to radicalize them. Then they can say, See, the rest of the world views you as outcasts. Join us.Ž Every step closer to an inclusive world is a blow to ISIS. As the divide widens, ISIS grows stronger. I read an interview with a 27-year-old Syrian refugee by the name of Ibraheem Almahamid, who is studying medicine: IS does not believe in any religion „ its all politics. I want to continue my studies in medicine and become a cardiologist. If the war in Syria ends, Ill be the first to return. Syria is my country „ I love it. My family lost our home, our money, everything. We walked down the street while bombs exploded.ŽAllen Steen Punta GordaEditor: President Obama said on Nov. 18, regarding the Syrian refugees, that apparently Republicans are afraid of refugee widows and orphans. This statement is designed to ridicule the Republicans not to really “x anything. As an Independent Im afraid, actually terri“ed, of the 14to 35-year-old orphans who are here for Editor: Hold on just one minute, editorial board of the Englewood Sun. We know you are not a fan of Gov. Scott but calling him to task for not accepting Syrian refugees is unfair „ both to the governor and the people of Florida. President Obama and the Congress have put the governors in a difficult situation. By not enforcing laws that limit immigration and screen immigrants, the federal government has enabled immigration in numbers beyond our ability to properly assimilate and provide for them. We understand that, in theory, refugees are different from immigrants in that they are fleeing persecution. The trouble is, sirs, that the population being considered this time is from an area of the world with deep hatred for the United States and where many have vowed to do us harm. Our government has not protected us from invasion in the past, and most analysts and citizens are concerned that the review system in place cannot truly evaluate those being considered for entry into the U.S. We are neither cynical nor stupid. To be less than concerned would be naïve. No, we are not Europe and we traditionally assimilate refugees and immigrants much better. However, those coming here must want to become a part of the American experience … embracing our values and laws. There is insufficient evidence that this group is interested in doing so. Remembering 9/11, it took just four terrorists to kill the 3,000 people at the World Trade Center Towers. James A. Schmidt VeniceMay students in high school just say ‘no?’OUR POSITION: Were students manipulated for campaign purposes?There was good reason to celebrate the great turnout for Arcadias Veterans Day Parade: It indicated a deep respect for our servicemen and women. One thing about the parade, though, seemed clearly inappropriate. Weve been told by people who either witnessed the event or spoke directly to individuals involved that several DeSoto County High School students were selected to march with School Superintendent Karyn Gary and U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-District 17. The students received a memo indicating the level of honor. It read: Congratulations! You have been chosen to walk in the Veterans Day Parade on November 11th with Dr. Karyn Gary and Congressman Thomas Rooney. Please report to the Presbyterian Church parking lot by 9:15 a.m. on November 11th. There will be a shirt handed out to you at that time to wear in the parade.Ž When the students showed up, they were reportedly given T-shirts bearing Rooneys name. Some of the students were given signs or banners to carry. At the conclusion of the parade, as the students gathered by the courthouse, some started to remove their T-shirts, but an adult reportedly told them not to remove the shirts until after they posed for a photo with the congressman and Gary. We asked the DeSoto County School District about the situation and havent received a response. Rooneys chief of staff, Pete Giambastiani, said Rooneys goal in marching in Arcadias parade was to honor local veterans. He said the appearance was organized, in part, through school district of“ces. Were not aware that any student objected, at the time, to wearing the shirts or carrying the signs. Weve been told the School District said afterward that, if any students had objected, they would not have been forced to wear Rooney Ts. But weve also heard some students said they felt they would not have been allowed to object, or they felt intimidated about objecting in front of their congressman. Later, at least one student reportedly said she would rather not have worn a shirt with the Republican candidates name on it. Of course, its an honor for any small town to have a U.S. congressman participate in your parade. And Rooney „ an Army veteran himself „ wanted to enlist a cadre of kids on his own and capitalize on a campaign opportunity, so be it. Tacky, at worst, but wed give him a pass. The problem is the pre-selection of public school students for what, unfortunately, took on the tint of a political appearance. Should students have been told about the RooneyŽ T-shirt and sign-toting responsibilities beforehand? Should they have been told they had every right to refuse to wear the uniform or carry a sign? Of course. Gary reportedly met with students when complaints were lodged later and told them they could have protested beforehand. One student said their concerns were addressed. But these are kids, who might well have worried about being embarrassed or excluded. Intimidating? No kidding. And when their photo turns up later in campaign material? No wonder they may feel used by adults in authority and adults who really should be more respectful of the rights of individual expression. priority consideration. We know that once families are established, others can sneak in and be provided cover. To call the good citizens of Florida on the carpet for shameful overreactŽ is shamefully disrespectful to our well-founded concerns. And to say that we have an effective security superstructure is laughable. The feds will have to do much more to gain our respect in these matters. Lois Virgo Englewoodone reason „ to do us harm. Judging from the response of the people and the state governors, the President may be the only one who is not afraid. We dont have a full complement of security guarding us every minute of every day. Nor are we viewed as a Muslim sympathizer. So, no wonder hes not concerned. In France we can see the results of policies similar to what Obama advocates. It is likely that the France we all knew is gone. Our future will be no different if we are not vigilant. Gladys Marshfrom what I have read, is so complex and lengthy if is done correctly, still there have been many errors. The Syrian people are not the problem, but the terrorist who slips through with false ID is a huge problem. Just look at Paris. I am so disappointed that you apparently think you are more informed with the vetting process than the people who are informed.Matt DiMattia Port Charlotte


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 E/N/C Our Town Page 19 VIEWPOINT Never has American freedom of speech been attacked so ”agrantly, promiscuously and on so many fronts. The most egregious examples come from campuses and Congress. On campuses, censorship proliferates as political advocacy is con“ned to designated spaces. In Congress, 54 Democratic senators voted last year to amend the First Amendment to empower Congress to regulate the quantity, content and timing of political campaign speech. There are, however, smaller, less visible and hence especially insidious abridgements of the right to make oneself heard. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will decide whether to hear such a case from Texas, where it is a crime for a retired veterinarian to share his advice with people seeking it. Dr. Ron Hines, 72, of Brownsville, is a licensed veterinarian with a Ph.D. in microbiology. He is physically disabled but eager to continue dispensing his healing wisdom worldwide, which he does using the Internet and telephone. He estimates that about 5 percent of those he speaks to are in Texas. He neither dispenses nor prescribes medications. But in 2005, the Texas Legislature, with time on its hands and nothing better to do to perfect the state, criminalized such electronic veterinary advice. Students of contemporary government will instantly understand that this was not done to protect pets, none of whom has complained about, or been reported injured by, people like Hines. Rather, the Legislature acted to protect those veterinarians who were vocally peeved because potential customers were getting online advice that, even when not free, is acquired at less expense and more conveniently than that gained from visits to a veterinarians of“ce. This is rent-seeking, the use of public power to confer private bene“ts on one economic interest by handicapping another interest. Rentseeking is what the political class rewards when it is not brooding about why people think the political class is disreputable. Many veterinarians dispense advice on the Internet and on local radio and television programs, so Hines is just a small part of a metastasizing menace. So the Texas Vet Board, which has never received a complaint about Hines, has “ned him and suspended his license in order to prevent him from piling up ill-gotten gains, which in his best year totaled $2,800. It is Texas lore: When people wondered why a single Texas Ranger was sent to quell a riot, the ranger said laconically, theres only one riot. Today, the Texas Legislature in all its majesty is challenged by the wee but mighty Institute for Justice. It exists to quell lawless legislators, and it represents Hines. A few kinds of speech „ defamation, inciting violence, falsely shouting Fire!Ž in a crowded theater „ are not protected by the First Amendment. But governments increasingly use their power of occupational licensure „ the power to regulate entry into a profession „ to justify regulating speech pertinent to the occupations. This has even included restricting interior decorating advice. Various appellate courts have rendered con”icting decisions as to when „ never, sometimes or always „ occupational speech merits First Amendment scrutiny and protection. This is one of the few areas of First Amendment law on which the Supreme Court has not ruled. It has rendered decisions about speech in political campaigns and by students at various education levels, speech in signs, advertising, solicitations and video games. Even if the court remains reluctant to take notice of blatant rent-seeking through speech restrictions, the time is ripe for a clarifying ruling to give maximum protection to speech that, although related to licensed occupations, bears no demonstrable relation to a legitimate government interest in public health and safety. And the ruling should limit the latitude government has to evade First Amendment scrutiny by simply declaring that when it regulates occupational speech it is really regulating conduct. Tuesdays Supreme Court decision about whether to hear Hines case comes as occupational licensure is spreading. And as the use of the Internet and other technologies for the practice of various professions, especially telemedicine, is burgeoning. And as all sorts of speech are being restricted almost casually. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing about race-based government actions (a sordid business, this divvying us up by raceŽ), has said: The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.Ž Tuesday the court can begin saying that the way to stop the multiplying abridgements of freedom of speech is to stop them, large and small, beginning with the one preventing Hines from talking about pets. George Wills email address is georgewill@ of speech includes discussion about pets George Will An event that invokes widespread fear and confusion, such as the Paris attacks, is also an occasion for leadership. The resulting intense public focus opens a brief window for explanation and inspiration. In moments of crisis or challenge, a leader can “guratively speak from the ruins. The president I served, George W. Bush, did so literally after 9/11: The people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.Ž At the 2005 Gleneagles G-8 meeting, I saw Prime Minister Tony Blair, ashen and subdued, just after receiving news of the London bombings. Returning to London, his public response was steady and unifying. So what has been President Obamas response to a series of Islamic State terrorist attacks „ a Russian plane in Egypt, suicide bombings in Beirut, the Paris massacre „ that demonstrate an uncontained global threat? His Nov. 16 press conference in Antalya, Turkey, provides a full picture of Obamas wartime leadership in its seventh year: petulant, divisive and reluctant. Under close questioning about the effectiveness and urgency of his strategy to “ght the Islamic State, Obama quickly pulled out the big guns „ against his American critics. They are talking as if theyre toughŽ and playing political games,Ž which would betray a 25-yearold kid whos paralyzed or has lost his limbs.Ž It is almost beyond belief: A commander in chief, in a time of national testing, deploying limbless soldiers as a rhetorical trump card against his political opponents. In Turkey, Obama expressed more obvious relish for his own partisan battles than for the nations military goals. America has a president whose wartime leadership is apparently inspired, not by Winston Churchill or Franklin Roosevelt, but by Rachel Maddow. His military strategy in Iraq and Syria may be questionable, but Obama is the Eisenhower of political polarization, the Napoleon of the partisan low blow. The president would certainly blame Republicans for starting this undigni“ed “ght. Which matters not at all to the wartime rhetorical responsibilities of a president. Another trump card played by Obama in Turkey against his critics was the approval of the U.S. armed forces. We have the “nest military in the world,Ž he said, and we have the “nest military minds in the world, and Ive been meeting with them intensively for years now, and it is not just my view but the view of my closest military and civilian advisers that that (an expanded military role) would be a mistake.Ž How could anyone argue with that? Except that in 2011, Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, sent a classi“ed letter to the White House urging the president to keep 16,000 troops in Iraq, which Mullen called my best military advice.Ž With his re-election coming up, Obama overruled Mullen in favor of a lower number. And then the Obama administration did not really push to retain any troops at all. In a 2014 New Yorker article by Dexter Filkins, we learned: Ben Rhodes, the U.S. deputy national-security adviser, told me that Obama believes a full withdrawal was the right decision.Ž All of which left Iraq less prepared for the emergence of rise of the Islamic State. Obama has made a habit of this for years now. He bumped up troop levels in Afghanistan in 2010 under pressure from military leaders, but only as part of a strategy of withdrawal on an announced timetable, which is absurd from a military perspective. As civil unrest in Syria turned into civil war, Obama refused to support American proxies in the con”ict „ against the advice of his secretary of defense, his secretary of state and his CIA director. Obama has often used military advice as a cafeteria offering, picking elements that are consistent with his political promise of no boots on the groundŽ and his reputation as the ender of wars. A president is free, of course, to disregard the advice of military commanders. 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Our Town Page 20 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 Storytime at the Mullen Center Fouryear-old Chloe Pope relaxes in the arms of her mom Darcy at Once Upon a Time Storytime. Annabella Pope, 2, watches while her mom Darcy colors a school bus during Once Upon a Time Storytime at the George Mullen Activity Center. The program brings stories to life through puppets, props, games, crafts, playtime and other fun-lled activities. Kathy Forsyth, program coordinator for North Port Parks and Recreation, helps Jaxson Seaman, 2 ½, as he decorates a school bus during storytime at the Mullen Center. Kathy Forsyth, program coordinator for North Port Parks and Recreation, reads Wheels on the BusŽ during Once Upon a Time Storytime Nov. 13 at the Mullen Center. Two-year-old Beverly Woodward plays with building blocks during Once Upon a Time Storytime. Lukas Flynn, 1, listens intently to Wheels on the Bus.ŽSUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAEzekiel Mallen, 17 months, was one of many children who attended Once Upon a Time Storytime at the George Mullen Activity Center recently. The interactive program is held every Friday morning from 10-10:45 a.m. for children ages 1-5 with a parent. Cost is $3 per child, $1 discount for second child. For more information or to register online, visit and click on the Parks and Recreation tab, or call 941-429-PARK (7275). F i n d i t F i n d i t Find it i n t h e i n t h e in the C l a s s i f i e d s ! C l a s s i f i e d s ! Classifieds ! LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS


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Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 modern infrastructure and relatively short travel distances from home. Nigeria and Kenya also host large numbers of immigrants. The U.N. Refugee Agency estimates that more than half a million people in Nigeria have been displaced there, while others have sought refuge in neighboring Cameroon, Chad and Niger, many ”eeing the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Tshanyi said her husband ”ed the DRC after he was warned he would be attacked by angry neighborsafter he brought a friend from neighboring Rwanda to his hou se. The reason: Civil war broke out after exiled Rwandan Hutus, some of whom helped carry out the 1994 genocide of Tutsis, moved into the DRC, allied themselves with the government and began attacking Congolese Tutsis. They came and they started beating me, said, Wheres your husband? They raped me,Ž said Tshanyi, a mother of four. They said, When we come next you better tellus where your husband is or well kill you.Ž Since the “rst violence against foreigners such as Tshanyi erupted in 2008, this country of 53 million has ha d a series of attacks on outsiders, who in 2011 numberedJOHANNESBURG, SOUTHAFRICALydia Lusambo Tshanyi endured ahorri“c experience in her old home, before facing hardship in her new one. The 30-year-old was forced to ”ee the Democratic Republic of Congo for her life in 2007 because of political upheaval that led to civil war. But a year later, foreigners like her were attacked by locals who blamed them for taking their j obs.Her husband had to stop working and their possessions were stolen, she said. They ended u p living at a camp for about six months. Now the family is back in Johannesburg, where she said their son was attacked and the family receives verbal abuse. The life were living is very dicult,Ž said Tshanyi, who earns money plaiting hair. We ran away from home because of war, we come here and get “ghts, now where are we going to go? We need protection, were scared to send the kids to school.Ž Since Apartheid ended in 1994, hundreds of thousands of Africans have ”ed to South Africa, mainly from neighboring st ates such as Mozambique, Lesotho and Zimbabwe, although there are large numbers from other regions like West Africa. The countrys draw is the second-biggest economy in Africa after Nigeria, 2.2 million, or 4% of the population, according to a census. Xenophobia is a persistent undercurrent,Ž said Gushwell Brooks, a spokesman for Jesuit Refugee Services for Southern Africa. We had uprisings in January and April this year. People are being attacked on a day-to-day basis.Ž About 25% of the la bor force is unemployed, including 40% among blacks, wh ich creates resentment toward foreigners seeking jobs. Unfortunately, the easy targets become refug ees, asylum seekers and migrants,Ž Brooks said. JRS said in 2014 South Africa had 69,000 refugees „ people who ”ed persecution „and another 390,000 people seeking refugee status to gain asylum here. Theyre racist, they dont want us,Ž said Aline Kayoya, 37, a mother of four who arrived in 2003 from Burundi after her family was burned alive in their house during a ci vil war fueled b y ethnic tensions there. I arrived from work and I heard their cries,Ž she said. I couldnt take it, staying in that country anymore.Ž Im just living (here) because I dont have anywhere else to go,Ž she said. Im a professional nurse, but since arriving in South Africa I never found a job. The day I left my country is the day I stopped working.Ž Loren Landau, a professor at the African Center for Migration &Society at the University of the Witwatersrand, said most immigrants are seeking better econo mic lives and some have the ultimate aim of getting to Europe, North America and Australia. For the most part, immigrants live quite peacefully, but theres an enormous amount of insecurity,Ž he said. I think the vast majority of immigrants including refugees would like to stay in South Africa „youre closer to home „ but given the past poli tics weve seen, more are rethinking South Africa as a long-term option,Ž he added. A tremendous amount is being done to try and limit the numbers by the government and citizens.Ž The government h as tightened immigration rules and border controls, including a measure where people en tering the country on a visitors visa may no longer change status while in South Africa, unless the circumstances are exceptional. KEVIN SUTHERLAND, EPASouth African police ocers raid Alexandra Mens Hostel during a midnight exercise aimed at searching for weapons used during xenophobic violence in Johannesburg on April 23. AT NEW HOME IN SOUTH AFRICA, REFUGEE IS MET BY OLD HORRORSMany who ”ed civil war are under attack once again Jane Onyanga-OmaraUSA TODAY Indian Ocean Indian Ocean Pacific Ocean Pacific OceanJohannesburg JohannesburgS o ur ce s ESR I , U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar ch South A frica L esotho Zimbabwe Mozambiqu e Gabon A ngola T anzania Congo (D R C) The migran t s ar e main l y f r o m n e ig h b o ring s t a te s su ch as M o zambi q u e , L e s otho and Zimbab we , a ltho ug h l arg e numb e rs co m e f r o m we s t A f ri c a . CROSSING IN T O SO UT H A FRIC A N S o ur ce U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar ch N o t e U n e mp lo ym e n t is 40 % am o ng b l a c ks . U nemployed 25%Employed 75% C o mp et i t i o n fo r s c ar ce j o bs c r e a te s bi tte rn e ss tow ard fo r e ign e rs . V A S T U NEMPLO Y MEN T J ANE ONYANGA-O M ARA, USA TODAYAline Kayoya arrived in South Africa from Burundi in 2003. KUALALUMPUR, MALAYSIAThey have been called the least wanted and most persecuted people in the world. The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority living in Burma, are trapped in a stateless limbo „ unrecognized as citizens and victims of institutionalized discrimination that restricts employment, education and freedom of movement. Since an outbreak of violence against them by Buddhist mobs in 2012, more than 130,000 Rohingya have ”ed Burmas northern Rakhine state and neighboring Banglades h, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Most depart from the Bay of Bengal on rickety and overcrowded boats, seeking refuge in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Instead, they often “nd themselves trapped again, snared in a transnational network of smugglers and trackers that exploits the desperate migrants. Jamal Hussain, 39, left his home in Maungdaw Township in Rakhine state over a year ago, hoping for some way to earn money to support his family. His journey took him “rst t o Bangladesh, where he paid almost $500 to smugglers to take him by boat to Malaysia. Hussain endured a 12-day voyage on a “shing boat packed with 65 people, with only enough food to eat once every two days. Instead of taking him to Malaysia, the boat landed in Thailand, where he was held in a jungle camp by trackers who extorted him for another $1,100. My mother had to sell her gold necklace and bracelets to get the money,Ž he said. After a month in the camps, Hussain was taken over a fence on the northern border of Malaysia and “nally made it into the country. He was able to “nd work on a construction site but often received only half of his promised wage of $300 per month. Several months later, he fell ill with a gastric disease and made his way to a small shelter on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, run by a local aid group, Rohingya Society in Malaysia. I am still praying I can “nd work and send for my family,Ž he said. All I can do is pray.Ž Also staying at the shelter was Jamila Begum, 21, who said she an d her two young children ”ed Burma, also known as Myanmar, several months ago after her husband was killed by police in her hometown of Sittwe. Wearing a bright magenta headscarf, Begum recounted a nightmarish two months at sea with her daughters, Nurhasina, 2½, and Rasmida, 1½. The vessel carried 800 men and 100 women, and they ran perilously low on food until they we re able to land in Thailand. Every day I cried,Ž she said. I thought I was already dead.Ž She was also held by trackers in Thailand until her relatives in Burma could come up with $400. When she made it to Malaysia, she was con“ned in a detention center for four more months before “nally being released. The plight of the Rohingya be-came an international crisis last May when about 5,000 refugees and migrants were left stranded in the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal by smugglers. At least 70 died on the bo ats, according to the U.N.s refugee agency, and several mass graves were discovered at abandoned tracking camps in Thailand and Malaysia. Thailand has since clamped down on the tracking camps, and t he ”ow of migrants has slowed to a trickle during the monsoon season. But observers are expecting it to pick up again soon because conditions in Burma have not improved for the Rohingya. Once the monsoon storms on the Andaman Sea stop ... I expect well see new boats departing both Rakhine state and Bangladesh full of desperate people,Ž said Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watchs Asia division.Lives in limbo for an ethnic minority in Burma THO M AS M ARESCAFOR USA TODAYAtrishaw driver pedals through a Rohingya village in Burma. Plight made news after smugglers stranded thousands Thomas MarescaSpecial for USA TODAY 140,000Estimated number of refugees who remain in internment camps in Burma, displaced from their homes since religious and ethnic violence of 2012. S o ur ce U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar ch DE TA INED IN BU RM A R akhine state Bangkok SingaporeBay of BengalK uala L umpurAndaman SeaI ndonesia Malaysia Burma L aos T hailand V ietnam China S o ur ce maps 4 n ew s .co m /©H EREBangladesh Many r ef ug ee s d e par t f r o m the Bay of B e nga l o n b o a t s, s ee king r ef ug e in Th ai l and, Ma l aysia and I nd o n e sia . CROSSING IN T O M A L AY SI AMiles 0 500 N G L OBA L R E F UGEE C RI S I S


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 3 Acouple of years ago, the vast majority of migrants trying to cross the southwestern border into the USA were Mexicans driven by the hope of “nding a better-paying job. No more. Today, the majority of people ”eeing to the USA fear for their personal safety, and most arent Mexicans but Central Americans escaping violence in the northern triangleŽ „ El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Last year marked the “rst time that people coming from countries other than Mexico outnumbered Mexicans caught along the so uthwestern border, according to Customs and Border Patrol. Those arriving are increasingly seeking, and receiving, asylum. In 2005, 4,712 people who crossed the southwestern border applied for asylum, according to the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute. By 2014, that number had soared to 51,001. One example of the new face of U.S. migrants is Maricela, 16, from El Salvador who made the treacherous journey led by strangers across deserts, mountains and the Rio Grande to a saf er environment. Her full name is being withheld because she was sexually assaulted back home, and USA TODAY does not identify victims of sex crimes. Maricela said she was beaten, drugged and raped by members of the notorious MS-13 gang, all with the approval of an aunt who raised her. She feared for her life on a daily basis. Even when she made the decision to ”ee, Ma ricela said gang members nearly tracked her down, forcing her to cram in a hidden basement in a relatives house before she could sneak out of the country. She was granted asylum this year. Marc Rosenblum, deputy director of the Migration Policy institute, said the ”ood of migrants has left the federal government unable to process their cases. At the peak of last summers crisis, when nearly 70,000 unaccompanied minors reached the USA, President Obama asked Congress for a $4 bi llion emergency package to expedite processing. He requested $1 billion to help Central American countries improve their securit y and economies so people arent forced to ”ee. Many lawmakers pointed to the crush of immigrants as proof that Obama was not adequately enforcing immigration laws. Congress hasnt acted on his funding requests, and much of the debate on the presidential campaign trail has focused on traditional arguments about undocumented immigrants arriving to improve their economic lives. Rosenblum said that debate ignores the fact that so many of the people crossing over dont “t tha t pro“le and are legitimate refugees in need of protection. Michelle Brané, director of migrant rights and justice for the Washington-based Womens Refugee Commission, said the USA is far from the only country in the region seeing so many migrants trying to come in. She said countries such as Costa Rica, Panama, Belize and Venezuela have seen a staggeringŽ in-crease in refugees ”eeing the northern triangle. That refutes this concept that (the refugees) are just coming to the United States for work, that this isnt a refugee crisis,Ž Brané said . Theyre clearly trying to ”ee anywhere they can g o.ŽMost arent coming to USA for paycheck but to stay alive A lan GomezUSA TODAY El Salvador USA Guatemala HondurasPacific Ocean Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Sources ESR I , U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar ch The maj o ri t y of migran t s c r o ssing in to the s o u thwe s te rn U. S . ar e f r o m E l Sa l vad o r, Gua te ma l a and Ho nduras . CROSSING IN T O T HE U .S.N 20052014 4,712 51,001Source Migra t i o n P ol i c y I ns t i t u te Numb e r of p eo p le who c r o ss e d the s o u thwe s te rn U. S . b o rd e r and app l i e d fo r asy l um : A S Y L U M SEEKERS SO A Rcosts in the capital of Beirut. The in”ux of more than 1.1 million refugees to Lebanon would put a strain on any country. For Lebanon, the impact is staggering. Trash has remained uncollected in the streets for months. Rents skyrocketed because of the increased housing demand for those ”eeing Syria, sapping the refugees savings and pricing out the nearly 1 million Lebanese living below the poverty line even before the crisis. Making matters worse, Leba-BEIRUTGharam Al Shuqi is one of three Syrian widows with 11 children squeezed into a windowless space that used to be a shop on a dusty road in Ghazze, a Lebanese city between Damascus and the Mediterranean Sea. Syrian refugees ”eeing to Lebanon from the civil war next door „such as Al Shuqi with her widowed sister and sister-in-law „ outnumber the local population around Ghazze by 4-to-1. Millions ”eeing Syrias 4-yearold civil war have created an international refugee crisis, but no country has borne the brunt of their ”ight more than little Lebanon, where every “fth person living in this country of 4.5millio n has escaped from the war. That would be comparable to 64 million refuge es from Mexico living in the USA. In Syria, we had real beds,Ž said Al Shuqi, 34, pointing to the thin mattresses where her four children sleep. And a kitchen with all you could wish for. Now, Iam lucky if I have enough gas for cooking.Ž The three women, who ”ed Syria two years ago, pay $250 a month for their makeshift home, which is expensive for Ghazze but a deal compared with higher nons economy has taken a hit: Tourism has dropped 23%, and exports to Syri a have fallen 7.5% since Syrias civil war erupted in 2011, according to the United Nations Development Program. Lebanon is currently hosting an extraordinary number of refugees, often in areas where Lebanese themselves are poor, and public services have really struggled to cope with the increase in population,Ž said Fran Beytrison, the Oxfam charitys representative in Lebanon. At the beginning of the war, Lebanon maintained its traditional open-door policy with Syria, but for the past year, i t has suspended it intermittently. As the Syrian con”ict drags on, Lebanon is caught between assisting the refugees while wanting to prevent them from permanently resettling here. To that end, the Lebanon does not allow the hiring of Syrian refugees, making them easy targets for exploitation by those who employ them illegally,. As a result, wages for Lebanese workers have dropped. Ali Abo Jorh, a Lebanese citizen who owns a mini-mart facing Al Shuqis temporary home, said migrants willing to work for low pay on the black market led him to change jobs. I used to work in construction, Ž he said, adding that many Lebanese workers have been laid o and replaced with low-paid migrants. Now I own a shop, but the bene“ts of having additional Syrian customers do not make up for the increase in house prices.Ž Syrian refugees who cant “nd work rely on humanitarian aid. The United Nations and World Food Program say they are strapped, trying to help the largest forced migrat ion since World War II. With no jobs and litt le aid, it is no surprise th at people here dothe impossible to emigrate abroad,Ž said Khaled Abo al Nour, arepresentative of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a branch of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, who lives in the Beirut-area camp of Shatila. Lebanon has asked other Arab countries and the world community to take some of the refugees. The European Union fears that if it acce pts some, that will unleash atorrent of new migrants. The U.S. has taken in nearly 1,200 Syrians this year, after accepting fe wer than 250 Syrian refugees annually since the civil war began, according to the State Department. President Obama pledged to accept at least 10,000 refugees in the next “scal year. Like many other refugees, Al Shuqis dream is not to move to Europe but to return home. P H OTOS BY FEDERIC A M A RSIKhaled Abo al No ur s tand s at the ent r ance of the Pale s tinian r ef u gee camp of Ma r Elia s in the hea r t of Bei ru t. SYRIANS FLIGHT OVERWHELMS LEBANON TO THE BREAKING POINT Every 5th person is someone who escaped civil war Fede r ica Ma rs iSpecial for USA TODAY B eirut B eirut Ghazze GhazzeMediterranean SeaSyria Lebanon JordanDamascusI sraelGolan Heights West B ank Sources ESR I , U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar ch M o r e th an 1 mi ll i o n r ef ug ee s h av e ”e d the c ivi l w ar in Syria and m o v e d in to L e ban o n . CROSSING IN T O LE BA NON N 4 to 1Syrian refugees fleeing to Lebanon outnumber the local population around Ghazze by Source U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar ch A FLOOD OF REF U GEES Gha r am Al S h u qi s tand s in f r ont of he r make s hift home. Wha t ar e g o v e rnm e n ts d o ing to manag e t h e gr ow ing numb e r s o f r e fug ees h e ading to t h e ir s h o r es? N ot mu c h , giv e n t h e magni t ud e o f t h e pr o bl e m , a s r e p o r te d by U S A TOD A Ys Jane Onyanga-Omara : u EU R OPEA N U NIO N mini ste r s appr o v e d plan s to r e l oc a te 1 20,000 migran ts a c r oss t h e co n t i n e n t o v e r t h e n ext two y e ar s bu t t h e U . N . Re fug ee Ag e n c y s aid m o r e n ee d s to b e d o n e. Ge rmany ex p ects to t ak e in a t l e a st 800,000 migran ts t hi s ye ar . 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To reach us, contact Standards Editor Brent Jones at 800-8727073 or e-mail Please indicate whether youre responding to content online or in the newspaper. Corrections & Clarifications Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ended his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination, while the 2016 campaign was dominated by the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks. More political news: CRUZ CHALLENGES OBAMA The Paris attacks were front and center on the trail, as Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush each rolled out plans for combatingthe Islamic State, and Donald Trump sparked controversy over his answer to a question about a database for Muslims in the U.S. The issue led to a “erce exchange between President Obama and Republican Ted Cruz. The president didnt single him out by name, but Obama at a press brie“ng in Turkey slammed a proposal championed by Cruz and others to screen Syrian Muslims when admitting refugees to the U.S., calling it shamefulŽ that the idea was coming from some politicians whose families had entered the U.S. seeking protection. Cruz, whose father ”ed Cuba in the late 1950s, delivered a pointed response to Obama on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, the Texas senator said: If you want to insult me, you can do it overseas. ... But I would encourage you, Mr. President, come back and insult me to my face.Ž TRUMP OFFERS KIND WORDS A S JINDAL EXITS RACE Before exiting the race, Jindal was no fan of his partys frontrunner and delivered a withering critique of the Trump candidacy in a September speech. Now we are ”irting with nominating a non-serious, unstable, substance-free candidate. The silly summer season is over,Ž Jindal said then. Its time to get serious about saving our country. Its time to send Donald Trump back to reality TV.Ž Apparently there are no hard feelings. He was a little nasty with me but I think ultimately was very nice and he tried ... very hard,Ž Trump said on Fox & Friends in a discussion of Jindal. CLINTON BOLSTERS SUPPORT Hillary Clinton picked up a key labor endorsement that had eluded her during her last presidential run. The Service Employees International Union, with 2 million members, announced it was supporting the Democratic front-runner. The groupendorsed Barack Obama in 2008. Contributing: Ledyard King ON POLITICS SEAN GARDNER, GETTY IMAGESJindal ended his bid Tuesday. Cooper Allen@coopallen USA TODAY GRIMES, IOWAWalmart voters like Donald Trump, even if he does think their wages are too high. The appeal of Trump, who has rocketed to the top of GOP polls with “ery populist rhetoric, seems to have little relationship to speci“cs of his economic platform. Its rooted, instead, in his brash style and anti-immigration message. In a dozen interviews with likely Iowa voters „ a number of them conducted in a Walmart parking lot outside Des Moines „ many pointed to his general leadership attributes, including a tellit-like-it-is style and business acumen. Some cited his anti-immigration position and none mentioned his stance against raising the $7.25-per-hour federal minimum wage. Barb Harkins, a registered Democrat whose grandchildren earn the federal minimum wage, is among those who plan to vote for the real estate billionaire, despite her passion about the need to raise wages. A lot of people, they cant make it. People with little kids, theyre working two or t hree jobs just to pay the rent and pay groceries,Ž said Harkins. It should go up,Ž she said of the minimum wage, citing the impact on her children and grandchildren. Trump has rocketed to the top of the GOP “eld with a message that speaks to the economic angst of white working-class voters, including his vow to deport millions of undocumented workers and to bring jobs back from lower-cost overseas locations. According to a recent Marist poll, 34% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents earning less than $ 50,000 a year support Trump, the highest by far of any GOP candidate. Yet in a Nov. 10 debate in Milwaukee, Trump went beyond opposing an increase in the hourly rate, arguing that wages are too high and that U.S. workers just have to work really hardŽ to elevate themselves. Its the “rst major policy pronouncement putting him at odds with the economic interests of his base. Even to some GOP strategists and economists, his tone and message were a mistake. In a Sunday Washington Times opinion piece, Stephen Moore, who works on economic policy with the Tea Party-aligned Freedom Works, wrote: Does Mr. Trump even fathom how hopelessly out of touch and ca llous this makes him sound?Ž The good news for Trump is that many of his voters didnt seem to be paying attention, or didnt mind. His style and message on immigration seem to be paramount to his supporters. Hes not a politician,Ž 60-yearold Harkins said as she loaded her car Saturday at the Walmart. He doesnt take crap from anybody,Ž said Chad Stiver, a 39year-old electrician. The question for Trump is whether his style and message are eno ugh to keep these voters behind him for the long haul at a time when voters across the political spectrum are looking for solutions to addresswagestagnation. For a few years, a polling team has been conducting focus groups of Walmart moms. In their most recent report, released Nov. 5, they found that while previous groups have highlighted jobsŽ as the major concern, the spotlight is now on the rising cost of living,Ž which is squeezing their household budgets and keeping them up at night. An imme diate boost for the lowest-earning workers seems to speak directly to these concerns. Yet, for these voters, the style piece is crucial,Ž said Margie Omero, the reports Democratic pollster. They see Trump as somebody who is unafraid to take on whoever „ his party, the media, his opponents, foreign leaders,Ž she said. Alot of Trumps appeal can be explained by the simplicity of his message, said Jared Bernstein, a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a left-leaning policy group. In a recent Iowa CNN poll, 49% of Republicans said Trump would do the best job handling the economy. No other GOP candidate cracks 10%. Among those who hadnt attended college, 36% would vote for Trump. By contrast, former Florida governor Jeb Bush gets 3%. When told of his position on the minimum wage, some Trump fans dismissed it. Trump has working-classŽ appeal, said Randy Nicholson, a 61-year-old retired carpenter. Thats part of why I like him.Ž As for Harkins, she said it probably wont a ect her vote, even though she wanted more information on why hes against it. Look what hes done with his business,Ž she said.Walmart voters give Trump a lift SARA D. DAVIS, GETTY IMAGESDonald Trumps populist rhetoric and general leadership attributes are what appeal to his supporters. Opposing minimum wage hike hasnt hurt working-class appeal Heidi M Przybyla@HeidiPrzybyla USA TODAY AUSTINThree years ago, Ted Cruz surged from relative obscurity to upset a well-known Texas politician and win a seat in the U.S. Senate, using a grass-roots, hard-charging, outsider-vs.-establishment attack. Its a strategy some believe he could replicate in his current bid for the White House. But how far the tactic „ that led to one of the most surprising upsets in recent Texas politics „ will take the maverick senator remains to be seen. In some ways hes doing some of the same good steps: raising money, communicati ng the message, communicating his candidacy,Ž said Michael Baselice,an Austin-based political pollster who worked for Cruzs opponent in the 2012 race, then-lieutenant governor David Dewhurst.So far, its working.Ž As the race began, Cruz was a 40-year-old litigator in a Houston law “rm who had served as Texas solicitor general but had very little name recognition. Dewhurst was lieutenant governor and the party establishment favorite. At the races start, Cruz garnered just 1% to 3% support, compared with 23% to 27% for Dewhurst, a ccording to polls at the time. Cruzs strategy was to attach himself to the anti-establishment Tea Party and crisscross the state to attend every local meeting and gathering he could get into, said Mark Jones,a political scientist at Rice University in Houston. Cruz barnstormed his way across Texas in an almost unprecedented way, meeting with any and every Tea Party group that would have him,Ž Jones said. While pretty much everyone discounted him from the start, Cruz believed in himself and his message.Ž J oining him at some of those early meetings was Robert Stovall,a Republican activist who was campaigning for Bexar County tax assessor. Stovall joined Cru z at Tea Party gatherings in sports bars and hamburger joints in and around San Antonio. Around 30 to 70 people would show up to each event, he said. Cruz electri“ed the small crowds with impassioned speeches and promises to shake things up in Washington if elected, Stovall said. He was very articulate, smart, well-spoken,Ž he said. Once he talked to them, they were sold. Hes got that kind of dynamic.Ž Cruzs name began to spread, and he rose in the polls, to double digits by the summer of 2011 and then nearly 30% by spring of 2012. He was helped along by an ineective campaign by Dewhurst that was plagued by corruption and misuse of fund s, as well as super PACs that sided with Cruz and bankrolled ads attacking Dewhurst. The anti-tax group Club for Growth was one of his biggest supporters, spendin g more than $5.5million on the Senate race, the bulk of it attacking De whurst , according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Cruz beat Dewhurst in the GOP primary runo and went on to easily defeat his Democratic opponent to win the Senate seat. His candidacy for president appears to be taking much the same tack: tirelessly attending meetings and spreading his antiWashington message to Tea Party and evangelical groups, said James Henson,director of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas-Austin. Theyve been very clever and very eective at sustaining this insurgent image,Ž he said. Hes in pretty good shape, even though hes a U.S. senator.Ž Cruz also is again winning favor from super PACs, which had raised $38million to boost his candidacy by the end of June. Cruz trails only Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton in total money raised, when super PAC money is factored in. That could help sail him through the initial primaries in February and into the Super TuesdayŽ primary on March 1 that includes Texas, which hes expected to win, Jones said. Hes gaining momentum, building his base of support, raising mon ey and has a plan,Ž he said. But while his populist, outsider message plays well with Republican primary voters, Cruz will have a much tougher time deploying such a strategy in the general election, should he win his partys nomination, Henson said. Its an open question whether he can win a national campaign based solely on that strategy,Ž he said. Cruz also lacks support from his Republican colleagues in Congress, whom hes alienated with his anti-establishment rhetoric, said Larry Sabato,director of the University of Virginias Center for Politics. In a general election, he could win solidly conservative states, such as Texas and Oklahoma, but would be hard-pressed to sway voters in crucial swing states such as Ohio and Florida, Sabato said. The come-from-behind, antiWashington express that worked so well in Texas would derail in a general election next November, Sabato said. The giant dierence is that America is not Texas,Ž he said. Thats his problem.ŽCruz channels the strategy he used in 2012 grass-roots run JOE RAEDLE,GETTY IMAGESRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the Sunshine Summit conference in Orlandothis month. A political analyst says Cruzs candidacy for president appears to be taking much the same tack as his Senate run: tirelessly attending meetings and spreading his antiWashington message to Tea Party and evangelical groups. Question is whether it will pay o on a bigger stage Rick Jervis@MrRJervis USA TODAY The giant difference is that America is not Texas.ŽLarry Sabato , University of Virginia


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 5 SANFRANCISCOThe city of the future has had countless fantasy blueprints, from The Jetsons  pleasant hive of automated eciency to Blade Runner s dystopian tangle of urban chaos. The reality is the city of future is closer than you think, as tech companies and automakers ”oor the pedal on pro jects from cars that drive themselves to apps that aggregate transportation options. Conversations with mobility experts here and abroad paint a picture of an urban revolution underway in a patchwork of cities ranging from Seattle to St ockholm. The main thing with automated and connec ted tech is to make sure its reliable “rst,Ž says Chris Hendrickson, director of the Trac21 Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. So what could a successfully networked city of the near future look like? Picture this. You wake up and open an app that tells you how to leverage the citys various transit options to get to your appointment. Maybe its a walk to a bicycle to a bus. Or an autonomous taxi to the downtown perimeter to catch a human-driven ride-ha iling option. Or borrowing a carfrom your apartment buildings small ”eet. Once outside, youll notice community gardens and playgrounds where parking lots once stood. The air will be cleaner and more birds chirp, both due to the preponderance of electric vehicles. Emergency vehicle sirens are less common as automotive accidents decline due to on-board car sensors that track other moving objects and pedestrians. Trucks dont crowd the streets because deliveries are made at night by self-driving vehicles. In many wa ys, well be moving back toward the city of the past, and much like in the 18th century well be designing around people who are walking, biking and even growing their own food,Ž says Gabe Klein, author of Start-Up City: Inspiring Public and Private Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun . In less than two decades, researchers say, cities could become safer for pedestrians and cyclists and what cars do exist will be small, electric and largely driverless. Under this optimistic forecast, public tran sit will be ecient, and smart trac signals will keep the system moving. This vision is neither guaranteed nor without potentially damaging potholes. Hurdles arent likely to be technological but municipal. Civic and business leaders will have to agree on costly infrastructure projects that allow sensor-driven vehicles to recognize obstacles. There is also the matter of working out insurance issues so that accidents involving driverless transportation can be resolved. Perhaps t he biggest con”icting interest: jobs. For example, ride-hailing giant Uber has stirred debate over its classi“cation of drivers as contract workers who dont get typi-cal bene“ts. Whats more, it is feverishly developing a team of autonomous-car engineers with an apparent aimto replace the most expensive part of its business proposition: the driver. There are some 14 million j obs in the U.S. that involve driving, so getting to this city of the future will be painful due to job losses,Ž says Klein. Where cities can “nd common groun d among competing inter ests, we may see a ”ight from suburbs to revitalized downtowns. Whats needed most to realize this vision is coordination above all,Ž says Mathieu Lefevre, executive director of the Paris-based New Cities Foundation, a nonpro“t focused on urban renewal. Urban transportation of the future is already here, between driver-assisted cars, ride-sharing, car-sharing, mapping devices and these sorts of th ings, and all that remains is a one-swipe pass that connects them all,Ž says Lefevre, noting Paris recentcar-free day. But he points out t here could be resistance to the car-free future among some countries with newly minted middle-class residents. In places like China and India, the car remains a symbol of having made it in life,Ž he says. Helping to push the U.S. makeover are Silicon Valley start-ups such as car-parking service Luxe, which operates in half a dozen U.S. cities. Luxe recently made a deal with a San Francisco developer that decided against building space-consuming parking. Instead, it will provide Luxes app -based valet service, which shifts cars between existing garages depending on capacity. Parking is at the intersection of transportation and real estate,Ž says Luxe CEO Curtis Lee. Parking lots are terrible for society, and many growing urban centers are experiencing a crunch of cars.Ž Ahost of U.S. cities have embraced the challenge to make their downtowns hum with eciency. The Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul) are among the leaders in bikeand car-sharing services, Indianapolis has Blu eIndy (a ”eet of re ntable electric vehicles), and Austin (where Google is now testing its prototype driverless car) has lots of app makers focused on this space, like Ride Scout,Ž says Susan Shaheen, codirector of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of CaliforniaBerkeley. RideScout was started by two Army veterans who wanted an app that could present commuters with a range of transportation options „ train, bus, taxi, bicycle „to a give n destination. Last year, Daimler bought RideScout, one of the German automakers many transportation-related acquisitions that include car2go, a car-sharing service now in more than a dozen U.S. markets. Audi recently announced an addition to its car-sharing program, Audi On Demand. Called Audi at Home, the service starts soon in two exclusive apartment buildings in Miami and San Francisco, whose residents can get access to the buildings assortment of Audi cars by the hour or day. Most transportatio n researchers agree that livability in urban centers is directly tied to reducing the number of vehicles in those cities,Ž says Paul Mackie ofMobility Lab, a research start-up funded by Arlington County, Va. It all starts with technology,Ž he says. Weve been programmed for so long not to consider public transit options because we arent sure if we can count on them. Once we can eciently get somewhere by transferring between a variety of options, everything will change.Ž In Helsinki, public agencies, academic ins titutions and private companies are working with the non-pro“t ITS Finland to coordinate the gradual rollout of a transportation-focused option. The goal is enabling a good life for all citizens even if you dont have a car,Ž says ITS Finland CEO Sampo Hietanen. Cities have always been about the fast and ecient ”ow of commerce. In the end, the city of the future will be green „ both in terms of its footprint and its ability to generate pro“ts.City of the future is closer, calmer than you think I n the f u t ur e , a ll t ransp o r t a t i o n o p t i o ns, f r o m a bik e to a bus to a s elfdriving c ar, may b e vi ewe d, b oo k e d and coo rdina te d th r o ug h o n e smar t p ho n e app .T HE CI TY OF T HE F UTU RE HIGHLI GH T S OF T HE CI TY OF T HE F UTU RE:PARKING SERVICES PEDAL POWER GREEN SPACE SELF-DRIVING CARS SIGNALS VEHICLES ON DEMANDSome city centers will ban human-driven vehicles. Lots on the outskirts of town will be used by on-demand parking services that take the car from a driver and return it when its needed. On-demand bicycle racks allow people to pick up a bicycle at one location and drop off at another. Parks replace parking garages as a result of the citys fleet of self-driving cars that are on the go 24/7, shuttling people and packages alike. In cities that allow a mix of autonomous and human-driven cars, ride-hailing in combination with fleets of self-driving cars will provide the bulk of the on-demand ride needs. Here, residents are able to book one of the buildings many on-demand vehicles, either for an hour or the day. They can even give up auto ownership entirely if they choose. PBy using one app that is linked to a citys transportation options, citizens can pay easily and quickly figure the best or least expensive way to get from Point A to Point B.POSSIBILITIES BUS BUS STOPSPublic transportation takes preced ence in the city of the future, with electric buses the preferred method of networked mobility for many. Signals plan their cycles depending on traffic and will give green-light priority to mass transit. S ource U SA TO DA Y r e s e ar chMAR CO DELL A C AVA AN D K AR L GELLES, U S A TOD AY An unpaved paradise? Experts envision more green space, fewer parking lots and life running on time. Ma r co della CavaUSA TODAY Well be designing around people who are walking, biking and even growing their own food.ŽGabe Klein, author of Start-Up CityŽM A RCO DE LLA C A V A , US A T OD A YGoogles selfd r iving ca r p r ototype “ts two people and has no gas pedal, stee r ing wheel o r emissions. COUR T ESY OF IT S F I N LA ND


Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 1JUST SAY NO TO FREE WI-FI Resist the temptation to use free public Wi-Fi. It is a trivial matter for hackers to eavesdrop on your connection and steal your information. FLORINDO GALLICCHIO, OPTIV2AVOID EMAILS OFFERING DEALS Dont click on email offers. Instead, go directly to the retailers website to “nd deals. Same thing goes for promo codes „ dont click those links to copy the code, but instead copy it and use it directly on the retailers website. Even the most legitimatelooking email could be from hackers phishingfor account info.JOHN KUHN, IBM SECURITY3DONT BE LAZY If you need to create an account with an online retailer, do not use the same email address and password you use anywhere else. This is such old advice it may seem obvious, but many attacks are still successful because people reuse the same combination of email address and password in multiple sites, and attackers know it. Its not worth the risk. GEOFF WEBB, NETIQ4USE APPS, NOT YOUR PHONES WEB BROWSER Apps for sites like Amazon and Wayfair typically have an extra layer of security and encryption, making them safer to use when youre out in public.MOREY HABER, BEYONDTRUST5ESCHEW CONVENIENCE FOR SECURITY Never save your credit card information in retail sites andAmericans plan to do as much as 15% of their holiday shopping online this year. USA TODAY asked computer security experts for their tips on how to stay safe as you buy.Web browsers. If they havent stored it, it cant be stolen from them.JOHN KUHN, IBM SECURIT Y 6CREDIT, NOT DEBIT When shopping online, use your credit card instead of your debit card. If something goes awry such as making abad purchase with a malicious online retailer, it is usually easier to resolve any issues with your credit card company than with your bank (or at least the money is not deducted from your checking or savings account).LANE THAMES,TRIPWIRE7OPEN YOUR STATEMENTS Pay extra attention to your bank and credit card statements come January and February. Even small charges you dont remember making can be a sign of fraud. If you see an unknown charge, call your bank immediately and report it.TIM ERLIN, TRIPWIRE8EMBRACE PHONE-BASED PAYMENTS Retail data breaches have led to the compromise of millions of credit cards. Mobile payment technologies, like Android Pay and Apple Pay, cannot be cloned like traditional magnetic stripe cards. Consider using these technologies in your holiday shopping to keep your cards safe from thieves. RYAN OLSON, PALO ALTO NETWORKS9DONT LEAVE YOUR PHONE UNLOCKED For Gods sake, set your phone to require PIN or “ngerprint to access it!JEFF SCHILLING , ARMOR9TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE AS YOU SHOP ONLINE KAREN BLEIER,AFP/GETTY IMAGESGo to the retailers website to “nd deals rather than clicking from email links to bypass potential phishing scams. Elizabeth Weisel USA TODAYBUSINESS SURVEILLANCE GUNS FOR THE CLICKING u In a nutshell: Anew homeshopping network that features “rearms, ammunition, gun accessories and outdoor apparel is set to launch in California in January, according to a report by The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun. The goal of GunTV, which also uses the name GTVLive Shopping, will initially air from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. but is hoping to have a 24/7 lineup within the year. u The gist: When a viewer calls the channel, the network will place an order on behalf of that viewer with Sports South, a Louisiana “rearms distributor. Sports South will then ship the weapon to a local gun store, where the viewer can purchase it as a customer would do now. u The backlash: My gut reaction is this is the last thing we need,Ž Laura Cutilletta, senior staff attorney of the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence told The Desert Sun. The national non-pro“t is based in San Francisco. When you look at the number of gun deaths in this country every day, the idea that somebodys brilliant marketing scheme is to get more guns into the hands of more people is just a little bit outrageous.Ž IN THE HOT SEAT FORD, UAW COME TO TERMS In a narrow victory, Fords 53,000 U.S. union workers voted to accept a four-year contract that included across-the-board raises, $9 billion in factory investments and $10,000 in bonuses per member. The deal was rati“ed by 51% of production workers and 52% of skilledtrades workers, the UAWsaid late Friday in an emailed statement to Bloomberg News. The UAWalso declared its contract with GM rati“ed Friday, overriding a rejection by a smaller group of skilled-trade workers. ON THE FRONT BURNER BUT WILL HE SHARE PHOTOS? Mark Zuckerberg plans to take two months of paternity leave after his child is born, according to USA TODAYs Jessica Guynn. The Facebook chief executive made the announcement Friday on his Facebook page. This is a very personal decision, and Ive decided to take 2 months of paternity leave when our daughter arrives,Ž he wrote. Facebook offers generous parental leave, up to four months, which can be taken at any time during the “rst year after a child is born. Studies show that when working parents take time to be with their newborns, outcomes are better for the children and families,Ž Zuckerberg wrote. MONEYLINE Beth Belton@bethbelton USA TODAY ROBYN BECK,AFP/GETTY IMAGES AFP/GETTY IMAGESZuckerberg likes perk. U S A S NAP S H O T S© R e ali ty bi tesSo ur ce B ankra te Mo n e y P u l s e sur ve y of 1,000 adu lt sJAE YANG AND VERONICA BRAVO, USA TODAY 46 %r e p o r t t ha t t h e y o r so m e b o dy t h e y kn o w ha s b ee n an id e n t i t y t h e f t vi ct im , up 1 2 % fr o m 2008. 6 % M O N E YNIIGATA, JAPANTwo thousand years after Japanese brewers “gured out how to make a pleasing , potent fermented be v erage from ahandful of rice , the rest of the world is catching on to Japanese sake. Exports of Japans national drink reached a record $94 million last year and are on pace for anew high this year. M ore than a third goes to the United States. With trade barriers likely to fall under the pending TransP aci“c P artnership trade agreement , an export boom could be in the ong. S ake is experiencing unprecedented popularity right now. And its just starting. I think well be seeing “ v efold , tenfoldincreases (in exports) in the coming years , Ž said John Gauntner , author of The Sake Handbook . And just in time , too. Changing tastes and an aging population ha v e dri v en down sake consumption in Japan for the past se v eral decades. B eer , wine and distilled be v erages are now the preferred drink for many Japanese hitting bars and restaurants after a hard days work. O v erall production of sake in Japan has dropped by more than h alf since the 1980s , to fewer than 159 million gallons last year , according to the Japan Sake and Shochu M akers Association. About 2 , 500 breweries were churning out sake in the mid-1980s. Only 1 , 500 or so remain in business today , according to Japans National Tax Agency. Sake consumption has been declining for the last 30 or 40years and is still a bit stagnant. B ut the popularity is increasing , especially for the high-end products , Ž said Koichi Saura , president of the Urakasumi Sake B rewery , in northeastern Japan.  B rewers ha v e been working v ery hard to dierentiate th eir product from the former period , and at the same time are trying to reach out to new consumers „ the younger generation , women and (customers) o v erseas. Those eorts are beginning to show results now , Ž said Saura , whose family has run the Urakasumi brewery for 13 generations. Sake exports began to rise in the early 2000s with the growing worldwide popularity of Japanese food and culture. Traditional Japanese cuisine , called Washoku , was added to the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013. The popularity of Washoku and Japanese culture has been growing all o v er the world , and that has led to a greater interest in sake , as well , Ž said Junko Toyoshima , a spokesperson at Imayo Tsukasa , a 250-year-old brewery in Niigata. The Imayo Tsukasa brewery produced just 19 , 000 gallons of sake last year , down from more than 79 , 250 gallons annually in the 1980s. B ut most of the current production is higher-end sake that brings a higher price. The company began shipping sake to customers in Hong Kong , Singapore and South Korea just a few years ago an d is looking at the United States next , Toyoshima said. Nationwide , exports of Japanese sake climbed from $43 million in 2005 to $94 million last year. Exports to the United States grew from $21 million to almost $34 million during the same period. Americans in particular tend to buy higher-end , higher-priced sake , according to Yoshiro Okamoto , v ice chairman of the Japan Sake and Shochu M akers Association. The a v erage price of sake exported to the U.S. is about $9 a liter „ twice the price of the a v erage sake sold in Jap an , Okamoto said. Our No. 1 export country is the USA. They drink sake v ery much , with sushi and Washoku . We think thats a big opportunity for us , Ž Okamoto said. Sake brewing is a complex process that requires grinding , or polishing , Ž away the outer portion of rice kernels , con v erting starch to sugar and fermenting the result. Dierent ”a v ors and aromas can be achie v ed with different v arieties of rice , water , degree of polishing and dierences in fermenting and brewing techniques. At least 95 dierent kinds of sake rice are grown in Japan. Exporters ha v e begun to market sake as an alternati v e to wine , pairing dierent v arieties with dierent types of food , Gauntner said. Wine professionals are starting to take sake seriously , and that has helped tremendously , Žhe said. It used to be v ery unusual to see a sake tasting (e v ent) „now theres a major e v ent being held somewhere in Japan or the United States e v ery week.ŽAMERICANS THIRST FOR SAKE PAYS OFF IN JAPAN Just in time , because Japanese are losing ataste for the drink Kirk S pitzerUSA TODAY IMAYO TSUKASAS ake brewers at work. The production of high-end sake is mostly a hands-on process. IMAYO TSUKASA Imayo Tsukasa brewery made 19,000 gallons of sake last year, down from 79,250 a year during the 1980s. Our No. 1 export countr y is the USA. The y drink sake ver y much, with sushi and Washoku.Ž Yoshiro Okamoto, v ice chairman of the Japan Sake and Shochu M akers Association USA TODAYYoshiro Okamoto says the sake sold in the U. S . for $9 a liter costs about twice what it does in Japan.


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 7 3SIGNS YOUR 401(K) ISNT BEING HANDLED WITH CARE Robert PowellSpecial for USA TODAY RETIREMENT HOW RISKY ARE THE FUNDS IN YOUR 401(K)?Plan sponsors are now required, per the Labor Department, to offer plan participants a core set of plain-vanillaŽ funds, says Jason Roberts, the chief executive ocer of Pension Resource Institute in Prairie Village, Kan. With a core set of funds, investors can create a well-diversi“ed portfolio that also minimizes the risk of large losses. And the good news is this: 401(k) plan sponsors are now offering participants on average 14 funds, according to an Aon Hewitt analysis of 144 mostly larg e de“ned contribution plans. And the most prevalent asset classes are large-cap equity, international equity, intermediate-term bond and premixed (target-date and/or target-risk), according to Aon Hewitt. But if your plan sponsor seemingly oers more sector/specialty funds than core funds, you might want to ask your plans “duciary and investment committee the reasons why. About 7% of plans surveyed by Aon Hewitt in 2013 oered sector/specialty funds; 25% oered REITs; and 39% offered company stock. In th e Boeing case, the plaintis argued that sector funds were too risky; that having them on the menu led to a loss of assets to employees and retirees, according to the Retirement Income Journal . Yes, sector/specialty funds are likely “ne if oered to sophisticated investors inside a 401(k) brokerage account, says Brooks Herman, the head of data and research at BrightScope, a San Diego-based research “rm. But in the main, specialty/sector funds are probably not so prudent for the average investor.  If you feel like you dont have a suciently diverse menu of plainvanilla asset classes, then I would be concerned,Ž Roberts says. One, Im concerned about avoiding large losses in my account, and two, (not having a diverse menu) may be a signal that the plan sponsor is running the plan in a way that suits the business owner and not ... the rank and “le.ŽDOES YOUR PLAN SPONSOR MONITOR FEES PERIODICALLY? The case against Boeing was largely about fees. The plaintis alleged in a complaint “led in September 2006 that Boeing knowingly let the recordkeeper, CitiStreet, charge employees and retirees excessive fees, says trade publication Retirement Income Journal . Whats more, the plans “duciaries apparently werent keeping such close tabs on those fees. We did not monitor the fees or where they went to,Ž a Boeing “duciary stated in a 2008 deposition, according to the Bene“tsPro report. To be fair, odds are better these days that your plan sponsor will disclose and monitor fees. The Labor Department now requires them to do so. And , its possible that your 401(k) fees wont be excessive. Still, its a good idea to ask your employer how often they review the 401(k) plans investment and administrative fees. Herman says plan sponsors should be reviewing fees at least once a year.DOES YOUR PLAN ENGAGE IN REVENUE SHARING? Ask if your plan sponsor engages in something called revenue sharing, a practice that has advocates on both sides of the debate. For his part, Chris Carosa, the chief contributing editor of in Rochester, N.Y., says its best to avoid revenue sharing altogether. Its one of th e few highly unregulated territories of the mutual fund world „ that is, its not a required fee disclosure on the mutual fund prospectus,Ž he says. Others, however, have a dierent view of the practice. Revenue sharing is so ubiquitous that a partic ipant should not view that in and of itself as a red ”ag,Ž Roberts says. In the Boeing case, however, revenue sharing was a big deal. Especially since a “duciary stated in a2008 deposition that he either didnt know or didnt care at the timeŽ whether a CitiStreet fund charged 25 or 50 basis points in revenue sharing fees. A basis point is a unit equal to one-hundredth of a percentage point. You dont have to become an expert on revenue sharing. But having a working knowledge could help you earn a greater return on your 401(k) investments. Herman says revenue sharin g takes two forms: Sub-transfer agency and 12b-1 or shareholde r servicing fees. And these fees, according to a Plansponsor report b y Fred Reish, are paid by mutual funds to 401(k) providers who perform the re cordkeeping function for 401(k) plans.Ž According to Reishs report: The fees are charged against the mutual funds and thereby reduce the participants investment returns and, ultimately, their bene“ts.Ž The real trick is de“ning the reasonablenessŽ of these fees. And given the lack of transparency here, I dont have a good answer,Ž says Herman. Powell is editor of Retirement Weekly. Is your 401(k) plan doing right by you?Thats a good question to ask now that Boeing has agreed to pay $57 million to settle a 9-year-old class-action federal lawsuit “led on behalf of about 190,000 employees and retirees who accused the Seattle airplane maker of charging excessive investment fees to participants in the $44 billion Boeing Voluntary Investment Plan, the nations second-largest 401(k) plan behind IBM. And its an especially good question to ask given some of the incriminating statements made in the case, which trade publication Bene“tsPro referred to as notorious.Ž So what are some ways to tell if your plan is on the up and up? GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO For those not there yet, retirement is a time of life veiled in excitement, with perhaps a tinge of fear and uncertainty thrown in. Will I make an easy transition from the workplace? How will I spend my time? What can I aord to do? Several myths and misconceptions have arisen over retirementthat dont always stand up to scrutiny.5RETIREMENT MYTHS DEBUNKED MYTH #1 People who continue to work later in life do so because theyre forced to.Actually, results from a survey by Fidelity Investments out last month found that people still employed later in life often do so voluntarily. About 61% of older workers indicated they like their work, and 48% said a job makes them feel valued, according to the poll of more than 12,000 people. That said, the survey also found that a solid majority of people, once retired, said theyre generally satis“ed with their situation. About 85% said retirement is the most rewarding time of their lives, and nearly the same percentage indicated they retired at the right time and have found its easier than they thought to live comfortably.MYTH #2 Social Security recipients will lose bene“ts if they continue to earn money on the job.This issue is an occasional source of confusion. Yes, some Social Security recipients might lose bene“ts, but others wont. And even in cases where bene“ts are withheld, they usually arent truly lost. Social Security recipients do face a limit on work-related earnings, which for 2015 is $1,31 0 per month, or $15,720 per year. If you collect Social Security before full retirement age (between 66 and 67 for most people currently in the workplace), your bene“ts are reduced $1 for every $2 you earn over the limit. In the year you reach full retirement age, $1 gets deducted for every $3 above a higher limit. (F or higher-earning retirees, Social Security bene“ts are subject to taxation, though this is a separate issue from a direct reduction of bene“ts.) If youre above full retirement age, theres no need to worry.  Starting with the month you reach full retirement age, we will not reduce your bene“ts no matter how much you earn,Ž the Social Security Administration says. Even below full retirement age, you dont really lose out, as you will get back those withheld bene“ts later. Your bene“t will be increased at your full retirement age to account for bene“ts withheld due to earlier earnings.ŽMYTH #3 Medicare pays for nearly all health care costs in retirement.Medicare pays most health-related expenses, but retirees should have some money on the side to handle other costs. The Employee Bene“t Research Institutesuggests that a 65-year-old man should plan on accumulating $68,000 to meet health costs through retirement. That amount would give him a 50-50 chance of covering his expenses. A 65-year-old woman would need $89,000. For a 90% chance of meeting all costs, a man would need $124,000 and a woman $140,000. In reality, those savings targets might be understated because the estimates above dont include long-term care. Medicare was never meant to cover all health care costs in retirement ,Ž the EBRI explained. Bene“ciaries pay a share of their health expenses out-of-pocket because of program deductibles and other cost-sharing rules. In 2012, the most recent year analyzed, Medicare covered 60% of health expenses for people 65 and up. Personal spending and private insurance covered most o f the rest.MYTH #4A retirement portfolio will last decades if investors limit their withdrawals to 4% annually.The 4% rule provides a good starting point, but it never was intended as a foolproof measure. Various factors can drag down your assets considerably. These include your expected longevity , expected personal costs (for health care and taxes, for example) and the allocation, or mix, of your investments. With bond yields now near historic lows, for example, you cant count on the “xed-income portion of your portfolio to provide much income. But even more critical is your allocation to stocks and stock funds. These investments, over time, likely will generate the growth needed to sustain your portfolio. But if the market drops sharply, especially in the early years, a po rtfolio could be depleted much faster, even if you limit annual withdrawals to just 4%. In a recent study, researchers at WealthVest said a withdrawal rate closer to 2% is a more realistic bet for people counting on portfolios to last for decades. Whether 2% is more realistic than 4%, one key lesson is this: Big withdrawals in the early years of retirement can be devastating if they coincide with sharp market downturns.MYTH #5Social Security isnt the dominant source of retirement income for Americans.Many Americans have plenty of investments to draw on in retirement, including pensions, 401(k) retirement plans, other personal assets, housing equity and more. Yet Social Security still plays a central role for most Americans as they age. In a survey by AARP and the Financial Planning Association, only 39% of adults who arent yet retired said they expect Social Security will make up at least hal f of their retirement income. Yet, in fact, Social Security represents a pillar of many individuals incomes, especially as they age. After 80, for example, it accounts for at least half of income for six in 10 retirees, according to AARP. Russ WilesThe Arizona Republic Reach Wiles at russ.wiles@ariz onare p 85% of those polled said retirement is the most rewarding time of their lives.GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTOMany people who have reached retirement age and still work do so because they like it. Only 9% of Americans view themselves as very knowledgeable about how Social Security retirement bene“ts are determined „ and that might be overstated, based on responses from the “nancial planners.


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The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 9 ALMANAC Today is Sunday, Nov. 22 , the 326th day of 2015. There are 39 days left in the year. Today in history On Nov. 22, 1963 , the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas. On this dateIn 1515 , Mary of Guise, the second wife of King James V and the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was born in Lorraine, France. In 1718 , English pirate Edward Teach „ better known as BlackbeardŽ „ was killed during a battle off present-day North Carolina. In 1890 , French president Charles de Gaulle was born in Lille, France. In 1914 , the First Battle of Ypres during World War I ended with an Allied victory against Germany. In 1928 , BoleroŽ by Maurice Ravel had its premiere at the Paris Opera. In 1935 , a flying boat, the China Clipper, took off from Alameda, Calif., carrying more than 100,000 pieces of mail on the first trans-Pacific airmail flight. In 1944 , the MGM movie musical Meet Me in St. Louis,Ž starring Judy Garland, had its world premiere in St. Louis. In 1955 , comic Shemp Howard of Three StoogesŽ fame died in Hollywood at age 60. In 1965 , the musical Man of La ManchaŽ opened on Broadway. Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan married Sara Lownds (the marriage lasted 12 years). In 1975 , Juan Carlos was proclaimed King of Spain. In 1989 , Rene Mouawad was killed by a bomb after serving 17 days as president of Lebanon. In 1990 , British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, having failed to win re-election of the Conservative Party leadership on the first ballot, announced she would resign. Todays birthdays Actor Robert Vaughn is 83. Actor Michael Callan is 80. Animator and movie director Terry Gilliam is 75. Singer Jesse Colin Young is 74. International Tennis Hall of Famer Billie Jean King is 72. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is 57. Actress Mariel Hemingway is 54. International Tennis Hall of Famer Boris Becker is 48. Actor-singer Tyler Hilton is 32. Actress Scarlett Johansson is 31. Actor Jamie Campbell Bower is 27. Singer Candice Glover is 26. Actor Alden Ehrenreich is 26. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) „ Police say two car thieves made an unexpected stop after stealing a vehicle Wednesday morning: They dropped an 8-year-old boy off at school after they discovered him in the backseat. Norfolk police spokesman Daniel Hudson says the boy was sitting in his mothers car in her employers parking lot when the men got inside. The keys were in the ignition. Hudson says the boy told police that the men asked him which school he attended and then took him there. The mother called police after she returned to the parking lot and found the car and her son were missing. Police say they found the boy unharmed at school, and the car was abandoned about 3 miles away. No arrests have been made.ODD NEWS Car thieves take child to school Focus on FloridaTHE WIRE TALLAHASSEE „ Three simple letters have ignited a civic rebellion in Florida that could reshape the states politics for decades to come. The letters are NPA. Its short for no party af“liation, for voters who refuse to label themselves Republicans or Democrats because they do not identify with either party. They are deserting the two major parties in droves, mostly in South Florida and in greater Orlando, and many are young and Hispanic. Far outpacing both parties, they are the fastest-growing segment of Floridas electorate, but they are a sleeping giant. Many of them dont vote, and some are so turned off by the negative tone and extreme partisanship of politics that they have no interest in voting. Someone would have to do something very powerful and moving to make me think that its worth my time,Ž says Alexis Aponte of St. Petersburg. I reserve my right to register to vote. But I wont be forced to make an uninformed decision.Ž Aponte, a sign language interpretation student at St. Petersburg College, said its hard to take politics seriously. It sounds like a joke,Ž Aponte says. I heard they were arguing about a fantasy football league at a presidential debate.Ž In South Florida, Luis Moreno Jr. of Miami Gardens signed up to vote in July with no party af“liation. Born in Cuba, naturalized as a U.S. citizen and a recent homeowner starting a family, he said a voter card helped him establish residency, and got one when he applied for a new drivers license. I dont really follow politics,Ž Moreno says. I think it would be ignorant to choose one party over another if Im not following it.Ž The face of Florida voters, Aponte, 28, and Moreno, 27, are the human face of Floridas surge in no party voters, often described as independents. More than one of every “ve no-party voters in Florida is listed as Hispanic. The actual “gure is probably much higher because voters do not have to list race or ethnicity on a registration form, and many dont. The 3.2 million people who avoid both major parties now are 27 percent of all Florida voters as Republicans and Democrats continue to lose political ground in Americas biggest battleground state. Two decades ago, 47 percent of Florida voters were Democrats and 41 percent were Republicans. With the continuing rise of no-party voters, Democrats now make up 38 percent and Republicans 35 percent, but Republicans control two-thirds of the 160 seats in the Legislature. When NPAs are combined with a much smaller pool of minor-party voters, they outnumber Republicans in the three most populous counties of MiamiDade, Broward and Palm Beach, along with Orange and Osceola on the I-4 corridor in central Florida. They eclipse Democrats in seven counties: Clay, Collier, Lee, Martin, Okaloosa, St. Johns and Santa Rosa. Many are “rst-time registrants who sign up to vote when they apply for a Florida drivers license under the federal motor voterŽ law. Tax collectors and license clerks must provide voter registration forms to their customers.The game is rigged As they track the explosive growth in NPA voters, political experts in both parties are troubled by the implications. One reason is that Florida is a closed primaryŽ state where only Republicans and Democrats can vote in most party primary contests including a presidential preference primary next March 15. As a result, NPA voters “nd themselves walled off from the political system, effectively disenfranchised in primary elections. A group that is already passive has even less incentive to vote,Ž said Matthew Isbell, a Democratic political consultant. Lissette Rojas, 17, a student at Sickles High in Tampa, preregistered as a no-party voter at a school voter drive even after Hillsborough elections workers told her she could not vote in a party primary. I dont like it,Ž Rojas says. I still have opinions. I want to be able to vote for who I want to vote for.Ž But she cant, and thats not likely to change. The Legislature could make Florida an open primary state, but neither party has shown an interest in a change that would further dilute its in”uence. Its taxpayer-subsidized disenfranchisement,Ž says Glenn Burhans Jr., a lawyer leading a statewide grass roots petition drive to make Florida an open primary state. The game is rigged against nonaf“liated voters. If they want to vote, they are being forced to associate with a group they dont want.Ž In Florida, all voters can vote in a primary if only one party has candidates, but a persistent loophole allows a write-in candidate on the ballot to closeŽ a primary, again shutting out NPA voters. For two decades, lawmakers have repeatedly defeated efforts to close the loophole thats often exploited by candidates maneuvering for a political edge. For those who want to be NPA voters, county election supervisors advise them that they will be blocked from casting ballots in many primary elections. Florida is a closed primary state,Ž reads a postcard that Clay County Supervisor Chris Chambless distributes to new voters. If you choose a minor party or no party af“liation, you are allowed to vote only for non-partisan candidates and referendums in the primary.ŽA lack of competition Party primaries historically draw poor turnouts in Florida, but the outcomes are frequently decisive, especially in races for the Legislature. Floridas history of politicizing the drawing of legislative districts, combined with the Republicans overwhelming advantage in fund-raising, has resulted in a lack of true swingŽ districts where both parties are equally competitive and every vote is critical. As a result, competitive races for the Florida House usually are in low-turnout primaries that are off limits to NPA voters.No party voters reshaping state politicsSTEVE BOUSQUET TIMES/HERALD TALLAHASSEE BUREAU FORT MYERS „ As Lee County continues to grow, were seeing record tourism numbers, but experts say the entire industry could be washed away. Red tide is causing dead “sh to wash up on some of Southwest Floridas most popular beaches. Former Lee County commissioner and environmentalist Ray Judah says the area is on the brink of a crisis. We have a false sense of security,Ž said Judah. Well be seeing a phenomenal increase in health-related issues just because of the toxins that are getting in our waterways that are getting in contact with people, residents or visitors. Speaking of visitors, well probably see fewer and fewer of them.Ž Sobering statements for the tourism industry in Southwest Florida. Why come to an area where you have deteriorating water quality and public health concerns, when you can actually go to other areas of the world that are in fact, taking care of their water?Ž asked Judah. So what exactly is destroying our beaches and waterways? Experts say agriculture runoff, especially from sugar crops to the northeast, is pouring into Lake Okeechobee. From there, its pumped back out to the Caloosahatchee River and travels through the estuaries, ultimately making its way to the beaches. The excessive amount of nutrients in fertilizers actually act as a catalyst for blue-green algae in freshwater such as the Caloosahatchee, which actually is toxic to “sh and wildlife and humans, and also it leads to the increased frequency of red tide off our coast line,Ž said Judah. Pictures taken in Alva show green algae covering a local river. With the deterioration of water quality, the water sports, the canoeing, the kayaking, the boating all become greatly diminished,Ž said Judah. John Scott with the Sierra Club Calusa Group says the fate of our water and economy lies with politicians. Meanwhile, the tourism industry and those planning a trip to our beaches are keeping a watchful eye on the problem. The tourists actually seem to care more because they come down here, and they want to see these pristine beaches that they see pictures of, and then they get down here and some of the water is kind of brownish or whatever and theyre like, wait a second, this is not what the brochure looked like,Ž said Scott. Environmentalists agree Lee County fertilizer ordinances are some of the strictest in the state, but they say they hope Glades and Hendry counties can crack down on the agriculture runoff.Water quality declines in Southwest FloridaBy CAROLYN BREWSTER WINK NEWS HEADLINE NEWS FROM AROUND THE STATESUV stolen off showroom floorOCALA (AP) „ Authorities have arrested a man they say stole two big screen TVs at a Honda dealership in central Florida, loaded them into an SUV on the showroom ”oor and drove through double glass doors in an attempt to make a getaway. Ocala Police say Vantice Beshears, 46, crashed into another vehicle before jumping out of the SUV he was driving. Police found the SUV parked outside a nearby subdivision and saw Beshears walking nearby. Authorities said he appeared intoxicated. The Ocala Star-Banner reports he faces six charges, including grand theft over $20,000 and commercial burglary. He remained at the Marion County Jail on Friday. Its unclear if he has retained an attorney who could comment on the charges. Authorities said he also had outstanding warrants from Marion and Lake counties.Firefighter gets newborn breathingFORT MYERS (AP) „ A southwest Florida newborn baby born alongside the road is doing well thanks to the help of a local “re“ghter. Staci and Omar Alvarez were heading to the hospital Friday morning when the delivery progressed rapidly. When they saw the babys head, they drove to the “re station half a block away. Lt. Jason Dysarczyk helped clear the babys airway to get little Brielle crying and breathing. He also let the father cut the umbilical cord. The News-Press reports the babys grandfather, Kerry Grif“n, is a “re“ghter at a nearby station. Dysarczyk worked under him about a decade ago. Grif“n is a third generation public servant. His father was a volunteer “re“ghter and his grandfather was a New York City police of“cer so he said its “tting that baby Brielle entered the world this way.Condo board wants pet DNA to track poopersDESTIN (AP) „ Some Florida condo owners are steaming after their homeowners association asked them to submit their dogs DNA in order to “ne owners who dont pick up after their pets. Harbor Landing residents said they received a letter last week and some feel its an invasion of privacy. The letter asked residents to register their dogs and cats with the association through a DNA test, citing a signi“cant increase in the amount of animal feces found throughout the property recently, including inside the elevators. The News Herald reports pet owners would have to pay for the DNA test, registration fee and any potential cleanup fees. Condo of“cials say its a voluntary process and that the measure is only meant to help keep the property clean.Pastor uses power saw to free impaled workerOCALA (AP) „ Doctors say a central Florida laborer impaled by a piece of rebar from a concrete block is lucky to be alive after the object narrowly missed his vital organs. Casey Zawojski was painting a house earlier this week when he fell backward off a ladder, landing on a partially constructed pillar. The rebar pierced his lower back. A pastor who was putting up drywall nearby heard the mans screams and rushed to his aid. Dax Romine grabbed his electric power saw and cut the rebar so Zawojski would not be hanging from it. Miraculously, the Ocala Star-Banner reports a piece of the victims shirt also went into the cavity and kept the wound from bleeding. Zawojski suffered a collapsed lung and damage to several ribs, but was sitting up in a wheelchair Friday and said he was feeling better.Man gets 5 years for burglaryNAPLES (AP) „ A Southwest Florida man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a neighbors house has been sentenced to five years in prison. Prosecutors say Nowak deliberately cut through the neighbors lanai, forced open a sliding door, disabled an alarm and rummaged through the house.


Page 10 The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 FOR ANSWERS, TURN TO PAGE 12 New York Times Sunday Crossword No. 1115 AP PHOTOIn this photo taken on Nov. 8, Leroy Stolzfus, of Gordonville runs in the 2015 Harrisburg Marathon in Harrisburg, Pa. The Pennsylvania man turned heads as he whizzed by fellow runners at the Harrisburg Marathon, not because of his speed, but because of his unusual racing attire.HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) „ An Amish man turned heads as he whizzed by fellow runners at a recent marathon „ not because of his speed but because of his unusual racing attire. Twenty-two-yearold Leroy Stolzfus finished the 26.2-mile Harrisburg Marathon on Nov. 8 in just over three hours and five minutes, all while wearing his communitys traditional clothing, reported. Stolzfus said hes used to running in slacks and suspenders, and he believes he would have run closer to a three-hour marathon if he hadnt started out so fast. I was feeling good, but I kind of almost crashed at mile 15,Ž Stolzfus said. His clothes were not a factor, the Gordonville resident insists, and he did wear sneakers. I had no pain whatsoever,Ž Stolzfus said. It was more mental anguish than in my legs. You have to train yourself not to think about it. It will just slow you down. I was once told by someone that its 20 percent training and 80 percent mental. I do believe that.Ž Stolzfus, who finished under a minute short of a Boston Marathon qualifying time for his age group, said he turns to running whenever hes tempted to sin. After getting involved with some stuffŽ he said he shouldnt have, Stolzfus was introduced to running by his brother-in-law. Unlike most runners, Stolzfus doesnt run every day. But he makes a point to get in at least 20 miles a week. Its a natural talent, but I do a lot more training than I used to,Ž Stolzfus said. The future is uncertain for Stolzfus, but he said he is interested in running an ultramarathon and of course attempting to qualify for the Boston Marathon.Amish man runs marathon in traditional garb WASHINGTON (CQRoll Call) „ The House debate on refugees and national security this past week took a turn for the personal and for good reason: Several members are refugees or the children of refugees, have family ties to the Middle East or were imprisoned in U.S. internment camps on the basis of their ethnicity. After the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, House Republicans drafted legislation requiring the FBI to certify background checks for U.S.-bound Syrian and Iraqi refugees and U.S. national security agencies to vouch that they are not security threats. The “nal vote in the House on Thursday was 289-137, a veto-proof margin. In the run-up to that vote, elected of“cials beyond the Beltway called for Syrian refugees to be turned away from their borders. One, Mayor David A. Bowers of Roanoke, Va., a Democrat, even invoked the internment of JapaneseAmericans during World War II to justify taking a pass on resettling refugees. Im reminded that President Franklin D. Roosevelt felt compelled to sequester Japanese foreign nationals after the bombing of Pearl Harbor,Ž he said in a statement, and it appears that the threat of harm to America from ISIS now is just as real and serious as that from our enemies then.Ž One Rhode Island state senator, Republican Elaine Morgan, advocated rounding up Syrian refugees into camps. If we need to take these people in we should set up refugee camp to keep them segregated from our populous,Ž she wrote in an email on Tuesday, according to Rhode Island Public Radio. Rep. Michael M. Honda, D-Calif., was one of the 120,000 interned during the war, and he reacted quickly to those sentiments. We simply cannot let the extremist perpetrators of these hateful acts of violence drive us into such a misguided action. The Japanese and Japanese Americans interned after the bombing of Pearl Harbor was an outrage, as was turning away Jews at our borders who were ”eeing German persecution. We cannot allow this to happen again and reverse the progress we have made in the last several decades,Ž Honda said in a statement released Wednesday. He voted against the House bill. Honda, who was born in 1941, isnt the only member of Congress interned in the Japanese-American camps. Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., was born in 1944 in the Poston, Ariz., camp. Her late husband, Rep. Robert Matsui, D-Calif., was born in 1941 and was also interned. She voted against the bill. The Houses CubanAmerican contingent is a diverse lot whose families immigrated to the United States after Fidel Castros forces toppled Fulgencio Batistas government on Jan. 1, 1959. Rep. Ileana RosLehtinen, R-Fla., was born on July 15, 1952, in Havana, Cuba, and was the “rst Cuban-American (and Latino woman) elected to Congress in August 1989. She came to the United States at the age of eight. Her home-state colleague, Republican Mario Diaz-Balart, was born on Sept. 25, 1961, in Fort Lauderdale, only two years after his family, whom Castro describes as mortal enemies, ”ed the island country. The third Republican Cuban-American in the Sunshine State, Carlos Curbelo, was born on March 1, 1980, in Miami, well after the revolution. But his parents ”ed Cuba in the 1960s. All three voted for the House bill on Thursday. Ros-Lehtinen, a former chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and Diaz-Balart did not issue statements after the vote. Curbelo did, saying, The refugees currently ”eeing the Middle East seek the same freedoms that we as Americans are blessed to enjoy. I want to ensure our country remains a place of refuge and hope for oppressed people from all over the world, while granting our law enforcement of“cials the tools they need to properly screen each refugee and keep Americans safe.ŽIn House, debates on refugees turn personal NATIONTony Sopranos Escalade sells for over $119,000NEW YORK„Tony Soprano was the boss. So its “tting the sale of his Escalade should set a record. The car that the late actor James Gandol“ni drove in his role as the mob boss Soprano on the HBO hit show The SopranosŽ sold at auction for more than $119,000. According to RR Auction, the white 2003 Cadillac Escalade went up for sale on Nov. 12. The model has a resale value of only about $8,000, and RR Auction expected the Soprano car to sell for between $30,000 and $50,000. It was used during the last three seasons of the series, which was on the air for six years, and was frequently featured during interior shots and exterior shots. Before Gandol“ni died in 2013, he signed the cars interior in three different locations „ inside the drivers side sun visor, on a panel above the glovebox, and on the back of the drivers seat headrest.Fire breaks out in Chicagos Hancock skyscraperCHICAGO (AP) „ A “re has broken out high up in the John Hancock Center, one of Chicagos tallest skyscrapers. One person was injured. Flames and thick smoke poured out of a window on the 50th ”oor Saturday. Chicago police say they were getting calls reporting the blaze from people inside the building. It has of“ces, shops and residential units, along with an observation ”oor popular with tourists. The Fire Departments media of“ce tweeted that one person was injured, adding in an update that the “re was out. Record number of stranded seal pups in CaliforniaSAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) „ Marine mammal experts say another species of marine wildlife has begun turning up, emaciated and weak, in record numbers on the California coast in what have been a series of alarming signs of oceanic distress. Unhealthy northern fur seal pups have been found stranded on beaches in record numbers, newly weaned and weighing little more than the typical birth weight for the species, experts at the Marine Mammal Center near Sausalito said. Theyre adorable, but on the other hand theyre these little bags of skin and bones,Ž said Jeff Boehm, the centers executive director. As of Friday, the Marine Mammal Center near Sausalito had taken in 85 northern fur seals, which live out in the Paci“c Oceans waters and islands.


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 11 Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Arcadia Hull Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral0-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature® TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Temperatures Gulf Water TemperatureSource : National Allergy BureauPunta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES CONDITIONS TODAY TIDES AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEXWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. ALMANAC Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port MARINE THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesThe Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise SetPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. AIRPORT SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLE Publication date: 11/22/15707983767167 TODAYRain & Storms77° / 55°100% chance of rainSunny and Breezy69° / 52°0% chance of rain MONDAYSun & Clouds, Breezy74° / 60°0% chance of rain TUESDAYPartly Cloudy, Breezy81° / 63°0% chance of rain WEDNESDAYPartly Cloudy, Breezy82° / 63°0% chance of rain THURSDAYAir Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: particulatesForecasts and graphics, except for the WINK-TV 5-day forecast, provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2015 Punta Gorda through 5 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 5 p.m. Saturday 0.02Ž Month to date 0.10Ž Normal month to date 1.39Ž Year to date 48.11Ž Normal year to date 48.35Ž Record 0.81Ž (2011) High/Low 81°/68° Normal High/Low 80°/59° Record High 86° (2013) Record Low 36° (1968) Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Apalachicola 63 38 sh 59 40 s Bradenton 75 53 sh 66 51 s Clearwater 74 53 sh 65 52 s Coral Springs 81 64 t 74 65 c Daytona Beach 72 53 sh 64 53 pc Fort Lauderdale 81 64 t 75 67 c Fort Myers 78 56 t 71 53 pc Fort Pierce 75 62 t 72 62 pc Gainesville 66 41 c 61 40 s Jacksonville 65 41 sh 58 39 s Key Largo 82 67 t 76 64 c Key West 81 71 t 76 69 c Kissimmee 74 50 sh 66 45 pc Lakeland 73 47 sh 63 48 pc Melbourne 75 57 sh 70 59 c Miami 81 64 t 76 65 c Naples 80 59 t 72 58 pc Ocala 68 43 sh 63 43 s Okeechobee 75 54 t 69 59 pc Orlando 73 50 sh 68 51 pc Panama City 62 41 pc 59 42 s Pensacola 56 36 pc 58 40 s Pompano Beach 81 65 t 76 67 c St. Augustine 67 50 sh 60 51 s St. Petersburg 74 52 sh 66 53 s Sanford 73 49 sh 64 49 pc Sarasota 76 52 sh 68 51 s Tallahassee 64 37 c 60 36 s Tampa 74 50 sh 68 51 s Titusville 73 57 sh 68 56 pc Vero Beach 77 63 sh 73 62 pc West Palm Beach 79 63 t 75 65 c Winter Haven 74 47 sh 64 50 pcToday 12:33p 6:34a --6:12p Mon. 12:00a 7:28a 1:42p 6:52p Today 11:10a 4:50a 10:37p 4:28p Mon. 12:19p 5:44a 11:11p 5:08p Today 10:15a 3:11a 9:42p 2:49p Mon. 11:24a 4:05a 10:16p 3:29p Today 1:05p 7:03a --6:41p Mon. 12:32a 7:57a 2:14p 7:21p Today 9:25a 3:29a 8:52p 3:07p Mon. 10:34a 4:23a 9:26p 3:47p SW 6-12 1-3 Light NNE 10-20 3-5 Moderate 77/55 75/50 79/54 80/55 74/49 74/49 75/51 75/50 76/51 74/50 75/53 80/59 77/54 78/56 76/50 77/53 79/54 76/51 76/51 74/47 74/47 74/48 75/48 74/52 74/49 75/55 77/55 76/54 75/50 75/50 77/54 73/48 76/52 74/53 78/58 80/56 79/5476°Pollen Index readings as of Saturday Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 53 30 s 56 33 pc Anchorage 27 14 c 29 22 sn Atlanta 50 30 s 53 34 s Baltimore 50 27 pc 44 27 s Billings 47 25 s 44 31 s Birmingham 48 27 s 54 31 s Boise 44 29 s 50 34 pc Boston 54 34 r 44 31 pc Buffalo 39 25 sf 39 32 sn Burlington, VT 50 27 c 39 23 pc Charleston, WV 41 20 s 46 29 s Charlotte 53 27 s 50 30 s Chicago 26 21 pc 38 20 s Cincinnati 36 22 pc 46 29 s Cleveland 37 23 sn 41 29 pc Columbia, SC 58 31 s 53 30 s Columbus, OH 36 21 pc 42 27 pc Concord, NH 51 24 sn 42 18 pc Dallas 55 36 s 61 46 s Denver 53 30 s 57 28 s Des Moines 38 26 s 44 25 s Detroit 33 19 sf 38 28 pc Duluth 30 26 c 37 23 s Fairbanks 17 -10 sf 15 4 c Fargo 39 27 pc 38 22 s Hartford 54 28 sh 43 26 pc Helena 44 21 s 46 31 pc Honolulu 83 73 sh 84 72 c Houston 57 34 s 61 42 s Indianapolis 31 22 pc 44 27 s Jackson, MS 50 28 s 57 32 s Kansas City 48 32 s 58 35 s Knoxville 43 23 s 48 29 s Las Vegas 66 44 s 67 47 s Los Angeles 87 53 s 79 54 s Louisville 39 26 pc 50 34 s Memphis 47 30 s 56 36 s Milwaukee 29 22 pc 40 25 s Minneapolis 35 28 pc 42 26 s Montgomery 54 30 s 57 31 s Nashville 43 25 s 53 30 s New Orleans 56 41 s 58 45 s New York City 53 35 pc 44 34 pc Norfolk, VA 52 38 r 47 34 s Oklahoma City 55 30 s 60 41 s Omaha 46 27 s 50 30 s Philadelphia 52 32 pc 45 32 pc Phoenix 79 52 s 79 52 pc Pittsburgh 39 22 sf 41 28 pc Portland, ME 51 26 r 42 19 pc Portland, OR 48 35 pc 50 37 r Providence 56 31 r 44 26 pc Raleigh 52 29 pc 47 30 s Salt Lake City 47 28 s 52 34 pc St. Louis 45 33 pc 56 35 s San Antonio 59 33 s 64 50 s San Diego 86 59 s 77 57 s San Francisco 68 48 pc 61 48 pc Seattle 46 36 pc 47 36 r Washington, DC 50 31 pc 45 32 s Amsterdam 44 34 sh 44 37 pc Baghdad 69 50 c 69 49 s Beijing 29 23 sn 33 17 c Berlin 38 28 c 37 28 c Buenos Aires 75 58 pc 72 59 pc Cairo 77 59 s 78 59 s Calgary 42 24 pc 32 17 sn Cancun 85 71 pc 84 67 pc Dublin 45 32 pc 45 40 sh Edmonton 39 19 s 30 17 sn Halifax 55 51 r 53 30 r Kiev 48 33 r 40 30 c London 41 32 pc 42 38 pc Madrid 51 33 pc 51 31 pc Mexico City 70 46 pc 71 47 pc Montreal 46 22 sn 36 22 s Ottawa 42 20 c 34 22 pc Paris 43 31 pc 43 32 pc Regina 41 19 s 34 21 pc Rio de Janeiro 82 72 r 82 72 t Rome 56 45 sh 58 43 sh St. Johns 40 32 s 44 36 c San Juan 87 74 s 86 74 pc Sydney 73 63 pc 77 64 s Tokyo 60 55 c 60 56 r Toronto 38 20 c 37 28 sn Vancouver 46 36 c 44 35 r Winnipeg 33 24 sf 33 19 c 77/52High ............... 90° at Long Beach, CALow ....... -16° at West Yellowstone, MTFt. Myers 78/56 storms all day Punta Gorda 77/53 storms all day Sarasota 76/52 showers all day Full Nov 25 Last Dec 3 New Dec 11 First Dec 18 Today 3:19 p.m. 3:08 a.m. Monday 4:05 p.m. 4:13 a.m. Today 6:53 a.m. 5:35 p.m. Monday 6:54 a.m. 5:35 p.m. Today 1:53a 8:07a 2:20p 8:34p Mon. 2:41a 8:55a 3:08p 9:22p Tue. 3:31a 9:45a 3:59p 10:14p(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday) MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2015 2014 Avg. Record/Year J an. 0.64 3.67 1.80 7.07/1979 Feb. 3.59 1.24 2.43 11.05/1983 Mar. 1.79 5.10 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.37 2.00 2.03 5.80/1994 May 2.75 3.68 2.50 9.45/1991 J un. 8.47 6.34 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.40 5.21 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 10.50 7.06 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 7.88 11.40 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 1.62 1.67 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.10 4.60 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 0.15 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 48.11 52.12 50.65 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. NEW YORK (AP) „ Heading into winter, ”iers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage „ December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags. To avoid problems, arrive at the airport early enough to let your bag get to the plane, and print out a copy of your itinerary from the airlines website and stick it inside just in case all the tags get ripped off. In the U.S. during the “rst nine months of this year, 3.3 bags for every 1,000 passengers didnt make it to their destination on time, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Thats not great if you are one of those people whose bag is delayed or lost. But consider this: during the 2007 peak in air travel, airlines were mishandling more than twice as many suitcases „ 7.2 bags per 1,000 passengers. Globally, the baggagemishandling rate has fallen 61 percent from its peak in 2007, according to SITA, an aviation communications and technology provider. That has saved the industry $18 billion. The vast majority of bags „ 80 percent „ arent lost but just delayed, according to SITA. And it takes about a day and a half to reunite passengers with their bags. Another 14 percent are damaged or have their contents reported stolen. And nearly 6 percent of bags are lost or stolen completely. December and January tend to be the worst months because there are a lot of infrequent travelers checking multiple bags, and a few snowstorms can add to delays and suitcases that miss connections. The overall improvements to baggage handling come after carriers spent millions of dollars to upgrade their systems. Tug drivers now get real-time updates of gate changes so they can change their path and ensure that bags make their connection. Scanners allow bags to be tracked throughout the system, preventing a suitcase bound for Chicago from being loaded onto a plane to Detroit. Gate agents have printers to help tag bags that are checked at the last minute because of full overhead bins. And, overall, fewer bags are being checked because of bag fees. We continue to invest in technology and in processes so we understand where bags are at all times, and we can manage the failure points,Ž says Bill Lentsch, senior vice president for airport customer service and cargo operations at Delta Air Lines. Airlines are also starting to empower passengers „ or at least keep them better informed. Delta was the “rst airline to allow ”iers to track their own checked luggage, “rst on the airlines website in 2011 and then on its mobile app in 2012. Bag tags are scanned when the suitcase is dropped off, loaded onto a plane, loaded onto a connecting ”ight and then again before being placed on the carousel at baggage claim. Passengers can see all those scans. American Airlines followed suit in August, allowing passengers to see when a suitcase was loaded or unloaded from a plane. Right now, it is only available on the airlines website but will eventually be part of the mobile app. Sitting on a plane ready for takeoff and knowing that your suitcase isnt in the hold below you might be frustrating. But airlines say they would rather have passengers know it then and talk immediately to a baggage representative, once on the ground, instead of standing at the carousel waiting for a suitcase that isnt there. If your bag is late, you might be able to get some bonus frequent ”ier miles or even a voucher toward a future ”ight. Since 2010, Alaska Airlines has promised that suitcases will be on the carousel within 20 minutes of the plane arriving at the gate. If not, passengers get a $25 voucher for a future ”ight or 2,500 bonus frequent ”ier miles. Delta copied that policy this year, offering 2,500 bonus miles to existing members of its frequent ”ier program „ but no voucher. Act quickly: Alaska requires you to reach out within two hours of arrival; Delta within three days. And ultimately its your stopwatch against the airlines „ they are the “nal arbiter of tardiness. And if you wanted to get that $25 checked bag fee refunded, you are out of luck.Dont let the airlines lose your suitcase Start your day with the Crossword Puzzle Mon. Sat. in the Classifieds N E W S U N A D A RCROMWELL, Conn. (CNN) „ In light of the attacks, some travelers are rebooking, even canceling upcoming trips to Paris, according to AAA. The travel agency told Eyewitness News their agents have been busy helping clients make alternative arrangements. It said even clients connecting through Paris are booking a different route. I knew that I wanted to avoid Paris,Ž said Martha Kirsche of Wethers“eld. [Im] obviously concerned for the people in Paris and the situation there.Ž Kirsche said she was along the French Riviera on Friday night when she learned of the attacks that left 129 dead. She was set to ”y through the city on Saturday, but she said her daughter quickly rerouted her through Amsterdam. I immediately was concerned,Ž she said. Our return ”ight was going to be from Barcelona the next morning through Charles de Gaulle in Paris. So, I was very concerned about the situation in the airport.Ž A travel agent herself, Kirsche said her agency has not had any cancellations. In fact, she said on Tuesday that someone booked a trip to Paris. Its almost like people accepted thats the new world,Ž she said. 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Dear TC: Im concerned but carefully positive until June 2017. The economies of the European Union, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America have lost their zip-a-dee-doodah. Worldwide growth has slowed to a crawl, and some of those who claim wisdom suggest it will crawl for years to come. The sluggishness has been led by China and the United States, which together produce about 70 percent of the worlds goods and services. China, with an $11.4 trillion gross domestic product, runs the worlds second-largest economy. And the U.S., with our $18 trillion GDP, has an economy that is larger than the combined GDPs of Canada, Spain, South Korea, Australia, Russia, Mexico, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France and feels as if its running out of steam. The slowdown seems to be accelerating. China has sharply cut imports of copper, nickel, aluminum and other commodities. Now suddenly the world has an abundance of copper, nickel, etc. This oversupply has trashed commodity prices, attached anchors to corporate revenues, put a lid on pro“ts, sti”ed wage growth and suppressed employment. We seem to be entering an era of stag”ation „ with low interest rates, low wages and low growth. Procter & Gamble, American Express, FedEx, Morgan Stanley, Chipotle, Goldman Sachs, Nestle, Caterpillar, IBM, Walmart, General Electric, DuPont, Kraft and other big names are reporting lower revenues, lower earnings or both. For the third consecutive quarter, a growing number of Standard & Poors 500 companies are reporting lower revenues or lower earnings. Now most pension plans are caught in this mess, especially union plans rife with bene“ts that would warm the heart of a cynic. Pensions are being culled, cut and frozen to maintain solvency. Thousands of UPS employees will have their retirement checks chopped by 50 percent. The Teamsters Central States Pension Fund is shagged and lacks the funds to pay promised bene“ts to 400,000 participants. Chicago, Detroit and San Jose are freezing pension bene“ts. Police and “re“ghters in Jacksonville, Fla, will have their retirement bene“ts reduced, and other Jacksonville employees are certain to be next. And the union-designed plans of millions of employees in the private sector „ those at IBM, U.S. Steel, The Washington Post, Boeing, American International and Lockheed Martin, to name a few „ are changing bene“ts. Also, union plans in West Virginia, New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Kentucky are in bigleague trouble and hugely underfunded. This creeping reduction in retirement bene“ts is adding a new layer of “nancial stress to Americas middle class, which has been struggling with ”at wages, slow economic growth and record personal debt. Revenues and pro“ts have peaked for the industrialized world, and it may take several generations for the world to adjust. During the 1970s, American multinationals boosted pro“ts by expanding overseas, generating 35 percent of our long-term growth. But emerging economies have ended a 15-year boom cycle. So the banking and “nance industries have stopped expanding worldwide. The remaining option is to forget high-octane growth. Embrace the slowdown; live with lower growth; and accept the fact that low interest rates and lower pro“ts are the new normal. Most of the middle class has been hoodwinked by the Obama administration, and a recovery will be tedious. Warren Buffett believes that the S&P 500 index trades about 30 percent over its 10-year average and that future market gains will be glum. Other observers believe we will enter another recession by mid-2017. Email Malcolm Berko at times changing? Malcolm Berko WORLDFormer S. Korean President Kim Young-sam diesSEOUL, South Korea (AP) „ Former President Kim Young-sam, who formally ended decades of military rule in South Korea and accepted a massive international bailout during the 1997-1998 Asian “nancial crisis, died Sunday. He was 87. The chief of Seoul National University Hospital, Oh Byung-Hee, told a televised brie“ng that Kim died there early Sunday. He said Kim is believed to have suffered from a severe blood infection and acute heart failure before he died. Kim was taken to the hospital on Thursday due to a high fever, Oh said. In recent years, Kim had been treated at the hospital for stroke, angina and pneumonia, Oh added. KIMIS claims Baghdad mosque attack that killed 10BAGHDAD (AP) „ The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Shiite mosque south of Baghdad following Friday prayers that Iraqi of“cials say killed 10 people. The IS statement circulated by supporters online Saturday only mentions a suicide attack. Iraqi of“cials say a roadside bomb outside the mosque was followed minutes later by a suicide attack inside the building. Iraqi of“cials say four separate attacks in Baghdad on Saturday killed eight people and wounded 20. Three people were killed, including two Iraqi soldiers, and another two people were wounded when gunmen opened “re on a convoy south of Baghdad. Three separate roadside bomb attacks killed “ve people and wounded 18.4 Brits, 2 Aussies among 7 dead in New Zealand chopper crashWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) „ Four tourists from Britain and two from Australia were among seven people killed Saturday when a helicopter crashed on a scenic New Zealand glacier, police said. An image released by police showed the wreckage wedged between walls of ice in a crevasse on the Fox Glacier. Police said in a statement that the dif“cult terrain had prevented rescuers from reaching the wreck, but that they believed all six tourists along with the pilot had been killed. Police said they would try to recover the bodies Sunday. They said that they had been talking with embassy of“cials to notify relatives, but that formal identi“cation of the bodies could take some time. The helicopter crashed at about 11 a.m. at the popular tourist destination on New Zealands South Island.Fire in coal mine in China kills 21BEIJING (AP) „ A late-night “re at a coal mine killed 21 people and left one missing in the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, local authorities and state media said Saturday. The “re at the Xinghua mine in the city of Jixi was brought under control on Saturday, and 21 bodies were recovered at the mine, owned by the Heilongjiang Longmay Mining Holding Group, the of“cial Xinhua News Agency said.


SPORTSSunday, November 22, 2015 € € @SunCoastSports Sports Editor: Mark Lawrence INDEX | Lottery 2 | Golf 2 | Shore Lines 2 | NHL 2 | College basketball 3 | NBA 3 | College football 4-5 | NFL 6 | Scoreboard 7 | Auto racing 8 | Powerboating 8 | Preps 8 No. 1 falls in mens basketball € Page 3SUN PHOTO BY TIM KERNKarl Steger, the driver of 2nd Amendment, checks one of the parts he and the crew worked on Saturday in preparation for todays World Championship races. POWERBOATING: Oshore Powerboating AssociationFor this team, family drives successENGLEWOOD „ With the holiday season rapidly approaching, families all over the world take this opportunity to spend quality time together. Joe and Terri Vaughn, of Punta Gorda, have found a way to connect with their family yearround through boat racing. Fresh off their Super Boat International (SBI) Class P3 world championship last week in Key West, the Vaughns and their boat, the 2nd Amendment USA, will look to repeat those results today at the Offshore Powerboat Association world championships in Englewood. Weve been going to offshore races since the early 80s,Ž Joe Vaughn said. Weve seen the sport evolve into one thats very family-friendly. When we bought the boat, we wanted to bring the family aspect to it. We wanted people to walk by with their kids, and feel comfortable coming up to our boat to talking to us about it.Ž Married for 38 years now, Joe and Terri have always had an interest in boating. It wasnt until 2013 that they “rst saw the 2nd Amendment boat. After initially sponsoring the boat, they knew they wanted more out of the experience. We sponsored the boat for a whole year, and the other owners got to point where they didnt want it anymore,Ž Terri said. I said to Joe, By BRYAN LEVINESPORTS WRITERVaughns are “nishing their second year as sole owners IF YOU GOWHAT: Offshore Powerboat Association world championships WHEN: Races scheduled for noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. today WHERE: Off Englewood Beach TICKETS: $15 (general admission) ONLINE:, and SCHEDULE: All day: Race village open 10:30 a.m.: Crane lift and ramp operational Noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m.: Races National Awards Ceremony, Englewood BeachVAUGHNS | 8 AP PHOTOFlorida Atlantic defensive back Crevon LeBlanc, left, breaks up a pass intended for Florida wide receiver Demarcus Robinson du ring the rst half Saturday in Gainesville. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 8 Florida 20, Florida Atlantic 14A swamp scareGAINESVILLE „ The rain came late and soon fell hard, adding to a dismal day in the Swamp for Florida and its fans. Some fans headed to the exits for shelter. Some may have seen enough. Some probably could not stand to watch. But a fair share stuck around to see coach Jim McElwains team yet again keep its magical season a”oat. The Gators needed overtime to hold off 31-point underdog Florida Atlantic 20-14 and keep Saturday from becoming one of the biggest washouts of the college football season. Quarterback Treon Harris shook off a miserable fourth quarter to connect with tight end Jake McGee for a 13-yard touchdown pass in overtime. Senior defensive back Brian Poole then broke up passes on consecutive plays in the end zone to preserve the win, highlighting another big day for Floridas defense and keeping the No. 8 Gators (10-1) theoretically alive in the College Football Playoff semi“nal hunt. McElwain knows a similar effort by his team next weekend will end in embarrassment when No. 14 By EDGAR THOMPSONORLANDO SENTINELGators need OT, defensive stand to turn back FAUClemson 33, Wake Forest 13 Michigan State 17, Ohio State 14 Alabama 56, Charleston Southern 6 Baylor 45, Oklahoma State 35 Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16 Iowa 40, Purdue 20 Oklahoma vs. TCU, late N. Carolina 30, Virginia Tech 27 OT UConn 20, Houston 17 Michigan 28, Penn State 16 Florida State 52, Chattanooga 13 Mississippi 38, LSU 17 UCLA 17, Utah 9 Navy 44, Tulsa 21 Northwestern 13, Wisconsin 7 Oregon 48, Southern Cal 28 Miami 38, Georgia Tech 21 Rutgers 31, Army 21 Citadel 23, South Carolina 22 Coverage, Pages 4-5 For expanded national coverage of Saturdays college football games, check out an eight-page, digital-only section at yoursun. net . The expanded coverage is available to all print and e-edition subscribers at no additional charge.SCOREBOARD AP PHOTOFlorida quarterback Treon Harris unsuccessfully tries to avoid a sack by Florida Atlantic defensive lineman Hunter Snyder during Saturdays game.ONLINESCARE | 5 Cornerback makes most of 2nd lookBy GREG AUMANTAMPA BAY TIMESTAMPA „ For a month or so, it looked as though Sterling Moore might be the odd man out in Tampa Bays ever-changing search to “nd the best combination in their defensive secondary. Once the starting nickel defensive back, Moore found himself a seldom-used backup cornerback, logging a total of 16 snaps on defense with one tackle in a three-game stretch against Jacksonville, Washington and Atlanta. It was de“nitely hard, especially knowing what I can do when Im on the “eld,Ž Moore said. I think any guy in the secondary wants to be on the “eld. It was tough, to be honest with you. ƒ When my time came, I wanted to capitalize on that.Ž NFL: Tampa Bay BUCCANEERS AT EAGLESWHO: Tampa Bay (4-5) at Philadelphia (4-5) WHEN: Today, 1 p.m. WHERE: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: FOX RADIO: 620 AM, 103.5 FMBUCS | 6 A different approach nets similar resultBy JOSH VITALESPORTS WRITERPUNTA GORDA „ Elijah Mack carried the football three times during a 3-minute, 36-second stretch of the “rst quarter of Fridays 41-17 playoff win against rival Port Charlotte High School. On the “rst carry, the Charlotte running back powered through the right side for 5 yards. On the second, he plunged up the middle for 1. On the third, he burst through the line, ran laterally toward the home sideline and sprinted past every Pirate defender for 64 yards. On all three, he scored. And he was only getting started. The University of South Florida commit rushed 22 times for 143 yards and all “ve of his teams touchdowns at Tarpon PREP FOOTBALL: RewindTARPONS | 8 TARPONS AT GOLDEN EAGLESWHO: Charlotte (12-0) at Naples (12-0) WHEN : Friday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE : Naples High School RADIO : TBD TICKETS : TBD


Page 2 SP The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 Florida CASH 3Nov. 21N ......................................4-1-2 Nov. 21D.......................................2-3-3 Nov. 20N ......................................3-7-2 Nov. 20D.......................................3-3-4 Nov. 19N ......................................8-6-2 Nov. 19D.......................................5-6-1 D-Day, N-Night PLAY 4Nov. 21N ...................................3-7-6-4 Nov. 21D....................................5-1-7-8 Nov. 20N ...................................8-0-1-9 Nov. 20D....................................5-2-3-6 Nov. 19N ...................................0-8-6-5 Nov. 19D....................................6-4-5-8 D-Day, N-Night FANTASY 5Nov. 21 ............................................N/A Nov. 20 .................................1-3-6-9-27 Nov. 19 ...........................7-11-24-31-32PAYOFF FOR NOV. 204 5-digit winners ...............$55,715.13 305 4-digit winners .......................$65 9,093 3-digit winners .................$7.50 LUCKY MONEYNov. 20 ..............................11-13-29-33 Lucky Ball ............................................5 € € € Nov. 17 ..............................17-19-22-35 Lucky Ball ........................................167PAYOFF FOR NOV. 200 4-of-4 LB ............................$550,000 4 4-of-4 .................................$1,385.50 42 3-of-4 LB .................................$289 679 3-of-4 .................................$52.50 LOTTONov. 21 ...................15-24-28-31-46-50 Nov. 18 ...................13-17-28-31-34-35PAYOFF FOR NOV. 180 6-digit winners ...............$13 million 16 5-digit winners ....................$6,304 1,104 4-digit winners ................$73.50 POWERBALLNov. 21 .........................37-47-50-52-57 Powerball ..........................................21 € € € Nov. 18 .........................17-40-41-46-69 Powerball ............................................6PAYOFF FOR NOV. 180 5 of 5 + PB .............................$70M 0 5 of 5 .............................$1,000,000 0 4 of 5 + PB .........................$50,000 24 4 of 5 ....................................$100ESTIMATED JACKPOT $80 million MEGA MILLIONSNov. 20 ...........................9-12-29-37-67 Mega Ball ..........................................15 € € € Nov. 17 .........................12-14-18-24-61 Mega Ball ..........................................10PAYOFF FOR NOV. 200 5 of 5 + MB .....................$20 million 0 5 of 5 ...............................$1,000,000 0 4 of 5 + MB ............................$5,000 21 4 of 5 ......................................$500ESTIMATED JACKPOT $25 millionContact usMark Lawrence € Sports Editor or 941-206-1175 Kathryn Fitzgerald € Staff writer or 941-206-1122 Jesse Jones € Sports designer or 941-206-1185 Bryan Levine € Staff writer or 941-206-1126 Josh Vitale € Staff writer or 941-206-1140.EMAIL: FAX: 941-629-2085SunCoast Sports NowWhen news breaks, we blog it at Like us and share our photos on Facebook: f SunCoastSports Follow us on Twitter for live event updates and breaking news: @SunCoastSports Corrections It is the Suns policy to correct all errors of fact. To report an error, call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email .How to ƒSubmit a story idea: Email or call Mark Lawrence 941-206-1175. Must contain name, address and number. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1126 by 10:30 p.m. the day the event is held. Submit local golf scores: Email scores to Scores appear in the weekly Heralds. This column should be read to How Can I Miss You When You Wont Go Away?Ž by Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks (running time : 2 minutes, 39 seconds). Time will tell if Jim Harbaugh will pan out as Michigans football coach. Whether thats measured in Big Ten titles remains to be seen, but hell de“nitely lead the conference in memes of sideline tantrums. ... After winning his leagues MVP award, Washington Nationals out“elder Bryce Harper showed on SportsCenter he didnt know how to pronounce meme.Ž Maybe to keep his award, Harper will have to demonstrate he can pronounce gif.Ž ... Say what you want about whether high school football in Southwest Florida is inferior to that played in Miami, but neither Charlotte nor Port Charlotte ever had to abandon a game because of gunshots outside the stadium. ... The “nish of Friday nights Miami CentralCarol City game gave new meaning to taking a shot down“eld.Ž ... Snowboarders are suing to be allowed to surf the slopes at Utah snow resort Alta , where snowboarding is currently prohibited, claiming its a constitutional right. You know, just between the right to free speech and the right against unreasonable search and seizure. ... Would someone “gure out what sport the Golden State Warriors are playing? Because judging by their 14-0 start (with coach Steve Kerr absent from the bench), theyre playing a different game than the rest of the NBA. ... Baseball reporters apparently cant agree on whether Miami ace Jose Fernandez wants out of South Florida. Usually the Marlins need to win a World Series before they start trading everybody. ... The University of North Dakota “nally resolved its mascot issue with the NCAA, replacing the name Fighting SiouxŽ with the rather nondescript Fighting Hawks.Ž It doesnt exactly sing, but you pay a stiff price for being on the wrong side of history. ƒ Houston Astros beat writer Evan Drellich noted this week that scout Jim Stevenson drafted both of this weeks Cy Young winners, Houston ace Dallas Keuchel and Dodgers ”amethrower Zach Greinke , the latter when he scouted for the Brewers. Heres hoping Mr. Stevenson got a raise on the back of last weeks voting. ... According to Associated Press style, the following schools can be referred to by their initials on “rst reference: BYU, UCLA, LSU, UTEP, UNLV, SMU and TCU. Apparently, once you graduate from said institutions, they tell you what the letters stand for.Contact Rob Shore at shore@ sun-herald.comHarbaugh leads Big Ten in something SHORE LINES SHORE@SUN-HERALD.COMRobSHORESPORTS WRITER TAMPA „ Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist, Ben Bishop made 30 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-0 on Saturday night. Nikita Kucherov, Brian Boyle and Jonathan Marchessault also scored for the Lightning, who had 21 goals over their previous 13 games. Stamkos put the Lightning up 3-0 on a pair of goals midway through the second. After beating Frederik Andersen from the top of the right circle at 12:35, Stamkos was left all alone in the low left circle during a power play and scored off a pass through the slot by Kucherov 1:14 later.LIGHTNING 5, DUCKS 0Anaheim 0 0 0 „ 0 LIGHTNING 0 3 2 „ 5 First Period„ None. Second Period„1, LIGHTNING, Kucherov 6 (Sustr, Vermin), 5:57. 2, Tampa Bay, Stamkos 10 (Callahan, Killorn), 12:35. 3, LIGHTNING, Stamkos 11 (Kucherov, Namestnikov), 13:49 (pp). Third Period„4, LIGHTNING, Boyle 4 (Brown), 5:29. 5, Tampa Bay, Marchessault 1 (Kucherov, Stamkos), 10:01 (pp). Shots on Goal„ Anaheim 8-13-9„30. LIGHTNING 6-9-9„24. Goalies„ Anaheim, Andersen. LIGHTNING, Bishop. A„ 19,092 (19,204). T„ 2:31.Rangers 5, Panthers 4, OT : In Sunrise, Rick Nash scored 2:01 into overtime for his third goal of the game, lifting the New York Rangers to a victory over the Florida Panthers. Mats Zuccarello and Viktor Stalberg each scored goals in the third period to put the Rangers ahead 4-2. Jaromir Jagr, Aleksander Barkov, Jussi Jokinen and Nick Bjugstad scored for the Panthers. Roberto Luongo stopped 26 shots.RANGERS 5, PANTHERS 4, OTN.Y. Rangers 1 1 2 1 „ 5 Florida 0 2 2 0 „ 4 First Period„ 1, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 3 (McDonagh, Zuccarello), 11:08. Second Period„2, Florida, Bjugstad 7 (Pirri, Jokinen), 6:46. 3, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 4 (Zuccarello, Staal), 13:22. 4, Florida, Jokinen 5 (Pirri, R. Smith), 17:57 (pp). Third Period„ 5, N.Y. Rangers, Zuccarello 10 (Stepan), 10:16. 6, N.Y. Rangers, Stalberg 2 (Lindberg, Miller), 12:14. 7, Florida, Barkov 5 (Ekblad, Jokinen), 17:32 (pp). 8, Florida, Jagr 8 (Barkov, Ekblad), 18:11. Overtime„ 9, N.Y. Rangers, Nash 5 (Brassard, Boyle), 2:01 (pp). Missed Penalty Shot„ Kreider, NYR, 6:15 rst, R.Smith, Fla, 18:18 third. Shots on Goal„ N.Y. Rangers 13-9-81„31. Florida 13-15-15-0„43. Goalies„ N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist. Florida, Luongo. A„ 17,866 (19,250). T„ 2:48.Capitals 7, Avalanche 3 : In Washington, Alex Ovechkin scored his 10th goal of the season and the Washington Capitals used a four-goal first period to beat the Colorado Avalanche. Evgeny Kuznetsov had two assists before adding his seventh goal of the season in the third period to provide Washington some insurance. Nathan MacKinnon scored his ninth goal of the season for the Avalanche. Cody McLeod and Andreas Martinsen also scored for the Avs. Sharks 3, Penguins 1 : In Pittsburgh, Brent Burns scored twice and Patrick Marleau got his 1,000th career point to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Marleau became the 83rd NHL player to reach 1,000 points with an assist on Burns first goal 7:54 into the game. Martin Jones stopped 38 shots and tied for the league lead with his 11th win. Phil Kessel scored his seventh of the season for Pittsburgh. Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves. Senators 4, Flyers 0 : In Ottawa, Ontario, Mike Hoffman had a goal and an assist, Craig Anderson made 36 saves for his second consecutive shutout, and Ottawa beat Philadelphia. Mika Zibanejad, Milan Michalek and Kyle Turris also scored for Ottawa. Steve Mason made 27 saves for the Flyers. Bruins 2, Maple Leafs 0 : In Boston, Zdeno Chara scored at 16:17 of the third period and Tuukka Rask held on for his second shutout of the season, leading Boston to a victory over Toronto. Brad Marchand added an empty-net goal in the final seconds. Zach Trotman and Matt Beleskey assisted on Charas third goal of the season. Jets 3, Coyotes 2 : In Winnipeg, Chris Thorburn scored short-handed with 8:51 left to lift Winnipeg over Arizona. Mark Scheifele and Dustin Byfuglien also scored to help the Jets. Shane Doan and Connor Murphy had power-play goals in the first period for Arizona. Anders Lindback made 20 saves. Stars 3, Sabres 0 : In Dallas, Antti Niemi got his second shutout this season, Jamie Benn scored two third-period goals and Dallas beat Buffalo. Niemi made 22 saves to shut down a Sabres team that has only scored four goals in their last four games. Wild 4, Predators 0 : In St. Paul, Minn., Devan Dubnyk made 23 saves for his third shutout of the season and Ryan Suter had a goal and two assists, helping Minnesota beat Nashville. Mikael Granlund, Jonas Brodin and Thomas Vanek also scored for Minnesota. Pekka Rinne made 23 saves for Nashville.Tampa Bay shuts out Ducks NHL ROUNDUPFlorida falls in OT to RangersBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGS AT LIGHTNINGWHO: Los Angeles (12-7) at Tampa Bay (10-9) WHEN: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Amalie Arena, Tampa TV: SUN RADIO: 970 AM TICKETS: Ticketmaster.comKINGS AT PANTHERSWHO: Los Angeles (12-7) at Florida (8-8) WHEN: Monday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: BB&T Center, Sunrise TV: FS-FL RADIO: No local affiliate TICKETS: Ticketmaster.comNAPLES „ Cristie Kerr and Ha Na Jang shared the lead going into the “nal round of the LPGA Tours season-ending CME Group Tour Championship, and Lydia Ko remained in control of the biggest year-end awards and a $1 million bonus. Kerr shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to match Jang at 13 under at Tiburon Golf Club. Jang had a 69. Ko and Gerina Piller were tied for third at 11 under. Ko had a 69, and Piller shot 67. Kisner gets last shot at 1st win : At Sea Island, Ga., Kevin Kisner had a 6-under 64 in the RSM Classic to build a three-shot lead as he goes for his first win on the PGA Tour. Already a runner-up four times this year „ three in a playoff „ Kisner has never had a chance this good. He birdied his last three holes on the Seaside course to build some separation over Kevin Chappell and Graeme McDowell. Kisner was at 16-under 196. Chappell overcame a rough start for a 68. McDowell (65) survived a mental blunder. McIlroy moves up in Dubai : Rory McIlroy shot the best round of the day to move within one shot of leader Andy Sullivan after the third round of the World Tour Championship, which also puts him closer to the Race to Dubai title. McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 at Jumeirah Golf Estates to make up three shots on Sullivan (68) and go four strokes clear of Danny Willett (67), his closest challenger for the season-long Race to Dubai crown. Millar leads at Australian Masters : In Melbourne, Matthew Millar overcame blustery winds to shoot a 3-under 68 „ one of the best rounds of the day at Huntingdale „ and take a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Australian Masters. Adam Scott, who led after the first two rounds, bogeyed his opening hole and struggled for a 77. He was five behind. Millar was at 7-under 206. Andrew Evans shot 70 and was in second place.Kerr, Jang shares LPGA Tour leadBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOLF ROUNDUPKisner moves in position for PGA tour win AP PHOTOKevin Chappell watches his shot o the second tee on the Seaside Course at the Sea Island Golf Club during the third round at the RSM Classic Saturday in St. Simons Island, Ga. GOLF SCOREBOARDPGA TourRSM CLASSIC At St. Simons Island, Ga. s-Sea Island Resort (Seaside): 7,005 yards, par-70 p-Sea Island Resort (Plantation): 7,058 yards, par-72 Purse: $5.7 million Third Round (Seaside) Kevin Kisner 65p-67s-64„196 Kevin Chappell 66p-65s-68„199 Graeme McDowell 67s-68p-65„200 Alex Cejka 67s-67p-67„201 Je Overton 64s-72p-66„202 Jim Herman 66p-69s-67„202 Jon Curran 67s-70p-66„203 Jason Dufner 67p-70s-66„203 David Hearn 64s-72p-67„203 Ricky Barnes 68p-67s-68„203 Freddie Jacobson 65s-67p-71„203 Smylie Kaufman 68s-70p-66„204 Tyler Aldridge 70p-67s-67„204 Scott Brown 67s-72p-65„204 Jamie Lovemark 69p-68s-67„204 Charles Howell III 67s-70p-67„204 Lucas Glover 66s-71p-67„204 Michael Kim 67s-67p-70„204 Kyle Stanley 66p-67s-71„204 Si Woo Kim 66p-72s-67„205 Tim Herron 69p-70s-66„205 Stewart Cink 67p-70s-68„205 Mark Wilson 72p-67s-66„205 Brendon de Jonge 67p-70s-68„205 Harris English 68p-71s-66„205 Chad Campbell 66s-71p-68„205 Rob Oppenheim 65s-71p-69„205 Cameron Percy 67s-69p-69„205 Robert Streb 70p-66s-69„205 Matt Kuchar 69p-67s-69„205 Scott Stallings 66p-70s-69„205 Trey Mullinax 65s-70p-70„205 D.A. Points 69p-71s-65„205 Brett Stegmaier 68p-70s-68„206 John Huh 69s-69p-68„206 Jonathan Byrd 67p-71s-68„206 Russell Henley 66s-72p-68„206 Sean OHair 70s-68p-68„206 Tom Hoge 64s-74p-68„206European TourDP WORLD TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP At Jumeirah Golf Estates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,675; Par: 72 Third Round Andy Sullivan, England 66-66-68„200 Rory McIlroy, N. Ireland 68-68-65„201 Patrick Reed, U.S. 70-65-68„203 Byeong-hun An, Korea 70-68-66„204 Emiliano Grillo, Argentina 69-64-71„204 Danny Willett, England 68-70-67„205 Matthew Fitzpatrick, Eng. 68-69-68„205 T. Jaidee, Thailand 69-67-69„205 Branden Grace, S.Africa 68-69-69„206 Charl Schwartzel, S. Africa 71-65-70„206 Francesco Molinari, Italy 67-71-69„207 Chris Wood, England 68-70-69„207 Soren Kjeldsen, Denmark 71-70-67„208 Victor Dubuisson, France 72-67-69„208 Martin Kaymer, Germany 66-71-71„208 Alex Noren, Sweden 71-66-71„208 Joost Luiten, Netherlands 69-72-68„209 Luke Donald, England 69-72-68„209 Richie Ramsay, Scotland 71-70-68„209 Gary Stal, France 71-70-68„209 Peter Uihlein, U.S. 71-69-69„209 A. Canizares, Spain 68-71-70„209 B. Wiesberger, Austria 72-65-72„209LPGA TourCME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP At Tiburon Golf Club, Naples Purse: $2 million Yardage: 6,540; Par: 72 Third Round Cristie Kerr 68-69-66„203 Ha Na Jang 69-65-69„203 Gerina Piller 68-70-67„205 Lydia Ko 69-67-69„205 Lexi Thompson 70-69-67„206 Karine Icher 71-67-68„206 Brittany Lincicome 68-70-68„206 Inbee Park 71-69-67„207 Ai Miyazato 72-67-68„207 Minjee Lee 75-66-67„208 Amy Yang 72-69-67„208 Stacy Lewis 72-70-67„209 Jenny Shin 71-69-69„209 Jennifer Song 68-69-72„209 Suzann Pettersen 71-70-69„210 Jessica Korda 70-71-69„210 Hee Young Park 71-69-70„210 I.K. Kim 69-71-70„210 Sei Young Kim 68-71-71„210 Austin Ernst 66-73-71„210 Azahara Munoz 71-74-67„212 Xi Yu Lin 74-69-69„212 Sydnee Michaels 72-71-69„212 Pornanong Phatlum 70-72-70„212 Karrie Webb 70-72-70„212 Mi Hyang Lee 67-75-70„212 Sandra Gal 72-69-71„212 Eun-Hee Ji 72-69-71„212World TourAUSTRALIAN MASTERS At Huntingdale Golf Club (Oakleigh South) Melbourne, Australia Purse: $531,200 Yardage: 6,959; Par: 71 Third Round a-amateur Matthew Millar, Australia 71-67-68„206 Andrew Evans, Australia 68-69-70„207 Peter Senior, Australia 70-70-68„208 Michael Sim, Australia 71-69-68„208 John Senden, Australia 69-68-71„208 Matthew Guyatt, Australia 69-66-73„208 George McNeill, U.S 70-66-73„209 Alistair Presnell, Australia 68-71-71„210 Daniel Fox, Australia 65-74-71„210 Brett Rumford, Australia 72-64-74„210 Daniel Pearce, N.Z. 73-69-69„211 Michael Wright, Australia 72-68-71„211 Nick OHern, Australia 70-70-71„211 a-B. DeChambeau, U.S. 69-70-72„211 Mathew Goggin, Australia 67-70-74„211 Adam Scott, Australia 64-70-77„211 Rod Pampling, Australia 72-72-68„212


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 SP Page 3 MIAMI „ Dwyane Wade scored 27 points and the Miami Heat survived a major scare from winless Philadelphia, rallying from 17 points down to beat the 76ers 96-91 on Saturday night. Hassan Whiteside scored 13 points and added nine rebounds and eight blocks for the Heat, who went on a 19-2 run in a seven-minute stretch of the fourth quarter to escape. Chris Bosh also scored 13 for Miami. Philadelphia is 0-14 this season „ the ninthworst start in NBA history „ and has dropped 24 consecutive games going back to last season. Few of those were as winnable as this was, but the 76ers simply folded in the “nal minutes. Isaiah Canaan scored 22 for Philadelphia, and Robert Covington “nished with 21.76ERS 91, HEAT 96PHILADELPHIA (91) Grant 0-7 4-6 4, Noel 4-9 2-4 10, Okafor 8-20 0-0 16, McConnell 3-6 0-0 6, Stauskas 3-8 0-0 8, Covington 6-11 6-7 21, Canaan 7-17 3-3 22, Thompson 0-4 0-0 0, Sampson 0-0 4-4 4. Totals 31-82 19-24 91. MIAMI (96) Deng 4-7 1-2 11, Bosh 3-11 5-8 13, Whiteside 4-7 5-8 13, Dragic 3-7 0-0 6, Wade 8-17 11-13 27, Winslow 4-4 2-3 11, Johnson 2-6 0-1 4, Green 0-5 6-8 6, McRoberts 1-3 1-2 3, Richardson 0-1 0-0 0, Udrih 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 30-69 31-45 96. Philadelphia 28 19 27 17 „ 91 Miami 16 16 35 29 „ 96 3-Point Goals„ Philadelphia 10-31 (Canaan 5-12, Covington 3-6, Stauskas 2-7, McConnell 0-1, Grant 0-2, Thompson 0-3), Miami 5-18 (Bosh 2-5, Deng 2-5, Winslow 1-1, Wade 0-1, McRoberts 0-1, Johnson 0-2, Green 0-3). Fouled Out„ None. Rebounds„ Philadelphia 51 (Okafor 11), Miami 58 (Bosh 11). Assists„ Philadelphia 16 (McConnell 5), Miami 16 (Deng, Dragic, Wade 4). Total Fouls„ Philadelphia 30, Miami 19. Technicals„ Philadelphia Coach Brown, Bosh. A„ 19,673 (19,600).Kings 97, Magic 91 : In Orlando, DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 12 rebounds as Sacramento held off Orlando. Rajon Rondo added 13 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Kings, who had lost two in a row. Marco Belinelli chipped in 13 points off the bench. Tobias Harris led the Magic with 24 points. Fournier added 17.KINGS 97, MAGIC 91SACRAMENTO (97) McLemore 3-12 2-2 8, Cousins 8-19 13-15 29, Cauley-Stein 1-5 0-0 2, Rondo 5-9 0-0 13, Collison 2-11 4-4 9, Casspi 5-11 0-0 11, Belinelli 3-7 5-6 13, Koufos 4-7 4-4 12. Totals 31-81 28-31 97. ORLANDO (91) Fournier 7-20 0-0 17, Harris 10-16 4-4 24, Vucevic 5-10 1-2 11, Payton 3-12 0-0 7, Oladipo 4-11 1-2 11, Hezonja 1-3 0-0 3, Gordon 3-7 0-0 6, Dedmon 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 1-3 0-0 2, Napier 1-1 0-0 3, Nicholson 2-5 0-0 4, Frye 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 38-92 6-8 91. Sacramento 27 26 30 14 „ 97 Orlando 22 25 20 24 „ 91 3-Point Goals„ Sacramento 7-20 (Rondo 3-4, Belinelli 2-5, Casspi 1-3, Collison 1-3, Cousins 0-2, McLemore 0-3), Orlando 9-31 (Fournier 3-11, Oladipo 2-5, Napier 1-1, Payton 1-2, Hezonja 1-3, Frye 1-3, Gordon 0-2, Harris 0-4). Fouled Out„ None. Rebounds„ Sacramento 55 (Cousins 12), Orlando 54 (Vucevic 11). Assists„ Sacramento 23 (Rondo 9), Orlando 27 (Payton 9). Total Fouls„ Sacramento 16, Orlando 26. Technicals„ Fournier, Harris, Orlando Coach Skiles, Orlando defensive three second. A„ 16,104 (18,500).Pacers 123, Bucks 86 : In Indianapolis, C.J. Miles scored a season-high 21 points to lead Indiana to a victory over Milwaukee. Paul George had 20 points and seven rebounds, and Jordan Hill added a season-high 20 points off the bench for the Pacers (8-5), who have won five of six. Greg Monroe had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Bucks (5-8), who have lost three straight and five of six. Jabari Parker and O.J. Mayo each finished with 10 points. Cavaliers 109, Hawks 97 : In Cleveland, Kevin Love scored a season-high 25 points, LeBron James added 19 and Cleveland beat Atlanta. Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was ejected in the second quarter after making contact with an official. Budenholzer was given a technical for arguing a call, bumped referee Mark Ayotte after stepping on the floor and was quickly tossed. Kyle Korver and Paul Millsap each scored 14 points for Atlanta. Wizards 97, Pistons 95 : In Auburn Hills, Mich., Nene scored 18 points and Otto Porter added 17 as Washington beat Detroit. Marcin Gortat finished with 14 points and eight rebounds, while Ramon Sessions had 14 points and nine assists off the bench. Washingtons reserves outscored Detroits 51-15. Reggie Jackson led the Pistons with 20 points and nine assists, while Marcus Morris had 18 points and nine rebounds. Knicks 107, Rockets 102 : In Houston, Kristaps Porzingis had 24 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead New York to a victory over the slumping Houston. The Knicks (8-6) won their fourth straight overall. James Harden had 24 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as the Rockets lost for the sixth time in their last seven games.Heat escapes, keeps Philladelphia winless NBA ROUNDUPCousins leads Kings past OrlandoBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KNICKS AT HEATWHO: New York (8-6) at Miami (8-4) WHEN: Monday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: American Airlines Arena, Miami TV: SUN RADIO: No local affiliate TICKETS: MAGIC AT CAVALIERSWHO: Orlando (6-7) at Cleveland (10-3) WHEN: Monday, 7 p.m. WHERE: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland TV: FS-FL RADIO: No local affiliate TICKETS: CEDAR FALLS, Iowa „ Wes Washpun scored 21 points and Northern Iowa stunned top-ranked North Carolina 71-67 on Saturday for its “rst win over the nations No. 1 team. The Panthers (2-1) used a 29-8 stretch over 12 minutes of the second half to turn a 50-34 de“cit into a 63-58 lead, and held on for the upset. Northern Iowa also got 19 points from Matt Bohannon and 14 points from Paul Jesperson. Justin Jackson had 25 points for the Tar Heels (3-1), who scheduled a trip to Cedar Falls so senior Marcus Paige could play in his home state. No. 21 Purdue 61, Old Dominion 39 : In Uncasville, Conn., center A.J. Hammons scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half and Kendall Stephens sparked a second-half run with nine of his 12 points after halftime as No. 21 Purdue defeated Old Dominion (3-1) in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The Boilermakers (4-0) advance to todays championship game at Mohegan Sun Arena and will face Florida. No. 19 UConn 83, Furman 58 : In Storrs, Con., Shonn Miller scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 19 UConn to a win over Furman (2-2). Freshman guard Jalen Adams had the first double-digit game of his career with 14 points and six assists off the bench and Rodney Purvis added 13 points. UConn is 3-0 and hasnt been challenged this season with its three wins coming by an average of 29 points. No. 18 Notre Dame 83, UMass Lowell 57 : In South Bend, Ind., Zach Auguste scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and No. 18 Notre Dame earned a win over UMass Lowell. Demetrius Jackson had 15 points and five assists for the Irish (3-0). Matt Harris scored 16 points to lead UMass Lowell (1-2) in the first meeting of the schools. No. 9 Wichita State 76, Emporia State 54 : In Wichita, Kan., Ron Baker scored 23 points and No. 9 Wichita bounced back from its first November loss since 2011 to beat Emporia State. Landry Shamet and Ty Taylor had nine points each for the Shockers (2-1). Joshua Oswalds 16 points led NCAA Division II Emporia State (0-2). Charles McKinney scored 10 for the Hornets.Northern Iowa stuns No. 1 North CarolinaBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Top 25 RoundupPurdue in Hall of Fame tourney “nal AP PHOTONorth Carolina guard Joel Berry II, left, tries to steal the ball from Northern Iowa guard Wyatt Lohaus during the rst half Saturday in Cedar Falls, Iowa. UNCASVILLE, Conn. „ Senior Dorian FinneySmith and junior Kasey Hill each scored 13 points and Florida rallied from a six-point de“cit in the “nal six minutes to defeat Saint Josephs 74-63 Saturday in the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The victory keeps Florida (3-0) unbeaten under “rst-year coach Mike White and sends the Gators into todays championship game against Purdue. James Demery led Saint Josephs (3-1) with 17 points.FLORIDA 74, SAINT JOSEPHS 63FLORIDA (3-0) Hill 5-10 2-2 13, Walker 1-5 3-4 5, Allen 3-12 2-2 9, Finney-Smith 4-10 2-2 13, Egbunu 2-3 2-2 6, Francis-Ramirez 0-7 0-2 0, Robinson 5-10 1-2 12, Chiozza 2-5 2-3 7, Hayes 2-2 0-1 4, Leon 2-3 0-0 5, Rimmer 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-68 14-20 74. SAINT JOSEPHS (3-1) Newkirk 2-5 1-2 5, Brown 0-2 1-2 1, Miles 7-14 0-0 16, Oliva 2-4 1-4 5, Bembry 2-11 6-8 10, Kimble 1-5 4-6 7, Clover 0-0 0-0 0, Lodge 1-1 0-0 2, Demery 7-13 3-5 17, Baumann 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-55 16-27 63. Halftime„ Florida 34-33. 3-Point Goals„ Florida 8-32 (Finney-Smith 3-8, Chiozza 1-2, Leon 1-2, Hill 1-2, Robinson 1-4, Allen 1-6, Walker 0-3, Francis-Ramirez 0-5), Saint Josephs 3-18 (Miles 2-7, Kimble 1-3, Brown 0-1, Newkirk 0-1, Demery 0-1, Oliva 0-2, Bembry 0-3). Fouled Out„ Hill, Miles. Rebounds„ Florida 46 (Robinson 10), Saint Josephs 35 (Bembry 8). Assists„ Florida 11 (Chiozza 4), Saint Josephs 9 (Bembry 5). Total Fouls„ Florida 26, Saint Josephs 21. A„ NA.Florida State 83, DePaul 67 : In St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Dwayne Bacon scored 19 points and Florida State rebounded from a shocking loss in the Paradise Jam tournament to defeat DePaul. The Seminoles (3-1), who lost to Hofstra 82-77 in the first round, play Ohio in the fourth-place game on Monday. Aaron Simpson came off the bench to lead DePaul (1-3) with 20 points, 19 in the second half. Central Florida 65, UNC-Greensboro 54 : In Orlando, Shaheed Davis sank five 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to lead UCF to a win over UNC-Greensboro. Adonys Henriquez added 13 points and Tacko Fall had 12 for UCF (1-2). Daiquan Walker had seven assists and grabbed a careerhigh 11 rebounds to help the Knights. Marvin Smith led the Spartans (2-1) with 15 points and Diante Baldwin had a career-high 11 rebounds. FIU 69, UT Martin 62 : In Harrisburg, Va., Daviyon Draper scored 19 points and Adrian Diaz 17 and Florida International held on for a victory over UT Martin. The Skyhawks (0-4) made a charge coming out of halftime and had a 19-point deficit down to three points twice, the final time with 6:49 remaining. But FIU outscored UT Martin 12-8 the rest of the way with Draper scoring nine points. Alex Anderson led the Skyhawks with 26 points with Kedar Edwards 15. Ray Rodriguez added 10 points for the Panthers (3-1). Boston University 78, South Florida 66 : In Tampa, Cheddi Mosely scored 21 points with four 3-pointers, John Papale added 17 with five 3s and Boston University beat South Florida. The Terriers (2-2) went on a 10-4 run to lead to 74-62 on Papales 3 with 1:42 left. South Florida (0-4) cut the deficit no closer than eight from there. Roddy Peters led South Florida with 16 points, Jaleel Cousins scored 14 and Jahmal McMurray added 11. Louisville 89, North Florida 61 : In Louisville, Ky., Damion Lee scored 24 points for his career best with Louisville, and the Cardinals used their size and defense to break open a close game at halftime and run away from North Florida for a victory. The Cardinals (3-0) ruled the boards (53-22) and inside scoring (58-16). Dallas Moores 21 points led North Florida (3-1), which shot 50 percent from long range but just 35 percent overall. FAU 75, Miami (Ohio) 69 : In Oxford, Ohio., C.J. Turman posted a double-double and Adonis Filer scored 23 points as Florida Atlantic notched its first win with a victory over Miami (Ohio). Turman scored 19 points with 12 rebounds for the Owls (1-3). Adonis Filer led the scoring with 23 points including six free throws in the final seconds that kept FAU ahead for the win. Matthew Reed had 13 points and seven rebounds. Logan McLane scored 13 points for the RedHawks (2-2). Richmond 89, BethuneCookman 64 : In Richmond, Va., Terry Allen scored 25 points with 13 rebounds and five assists to spark Richmond to a win over Bethune-Cookman. Allen broke over 1,000 career points in the first half en route to his ninth double-double of his career with the Spiders (3-1). Jordan Potts scored 20 points to lead Bethune-Cookman (2-1) with Mario Moody adding 12. Houston 97, Florida A&M 52 : In Houston, Galen Robinson Jr. scored 17 points and had eight assists to help Houston roll to a victory over Florida A&M. Ronnie Johnson had 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting with four assists, and Rob Gray Jr. added 17 points for Houston (2-0). Jerran Foster and KJa Johnson scored nine points apiece to lead Florida A&M (2-2). Florida Gulf Coast 104, Youngstown State 101, 3OT : In Fort Myers, Marc Eddy Norelia scored a career-high 34 points and pulled down a career-best 18 rebounds to help lead Florida Gulf Coast (2-1) to a triple-overtime Florida in Hall of Fame final vs PurdueBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL: State RoundupFlorida State tops DePaul at Paradise Jam For Saturdays men and womens scores, box scores and todays schedule, see Scoreboard, Page 7


Page 4 SP The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 HUSKIES KNOCK HOUSTON FROM UNBEATEN RANKSEAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) „ Noel Thomas caught two touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder on a trick play in the fourth quarter, and UConn beat No. 13 Houston 20-17 on Saturday. The Huskies held the Cougars (10-1, 6-1) to 318 yards of offense, almost 200 below their average. Temple 31, Memphis 12: In Philadelphia, P.J. Walker threw for 261 yards and two scores and Temple pulled away from Memphis in the fourth quarter. Kip Patton ran for a 13-yard to score to put Temple up 21-12 in the fourth. The Owls (9-2, 6-1) retained first place in the conferences east division. Paxton Lynch was 25-for-34 passing for 156 yards for Memphis (8-3, 4-3). No. 19 Navy 44, Tulsa 21: In Tulsa, Okla., quarterback Keenan Reynolds ran for 81 yards and a touchdown while directing a Navy offense that rolled up 512 yards on the ground. Reynolds, who also threw for a touchdown, became Navys all-time leading rusher with 4,195 yards, breaking Napoleon McCallums record of 4,179 yards. South Florida 65, Cincinnati 27: In Tampa, Quinton Flowers threw four touchdown passes and Marlon Mack topped 100 yards rushing for the seventh time this season late Friday, helping South Florida (7-4, 5-2) remain in contention for the East Division title. The second-place Bulls need to beat winless UCF and have leader Temple lose to Connecticut to clinch a berth in the American championship game.Standings Conference All Games East W L PF PA W L PF PA Temple 6 1 251 162 9 2 360 222 S. Florida 5 2 231 154 7 4 358 250 UConn 4 3 149 139 6 5 210 210 Cincinnati 3 4 267 243 6 5 414 347 East Carolina 3 4 188 169 5 6 313 293 UCF 0 7 114 315 0 11 164 408 Conference All Games West W L PF PA W L PF PA Navy 7 0 277 125 9 1 382 187 Houston 6 1 273 153 10 1 452 222 Memphis 4 3 248 229 8 3 447 324 Tulsa 2 5 227 288 5 6 386 429 Tulane 1 5 92 199 3 7 181 339 SMU 0 6 150 291 1 9 284 464 Thursdays result East Carolina 44, UCF 7 Fridays result South Florida 65 , Cincinnati 27 Saturdays results Temple 31, Memphis 12 UConn 20, Houston 17 Navy 44, Tulsa 21 Tulane at SMU, late Thursdays game South Florida at UCF, 7:30 p.m. Fridays games Navy at Houston, Noon Tulsa at Tulane, 8 p.m. Saturdays games SMU at Memphis, Noon Cincinnati at East Carolina, Noon UConn at Temple, 7 p.m. AAC ROUNDUPBACKUP QB LEADS BAYLOR PAST OKLAHOMA STATESTILLWATER, Okla. (AP) „ Backup quarterback Chris Johnson threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, and No. 10 Baylor beat previously unbeaten Oklahoma State 45-35 on Saturday night to climb back into the playoff picture. Baylor (9-1, 6-1) remained in the mix for the conference title, while Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1) likely is out of playoff conversation. Baylor quarterback Jarrett Stidham took several hard hits in the “rst half and did not play after the break. Original starter Seth Russell is out for the season after he fractured a bone in his neck. The Bears still gained 700 yards. KD Cannon caught “ve passes for 210 yards to help the Bears bounce back from a 44-34 loss to Oklahoma. Kansas State 38, Iowa State 35: In Manhattan, Kan., Jack Cantele kicked a 42-yard field goal with three seconds left to cap Kansas States come-from-behind victory. Kansas State (4-6, 1-6) recovered three Iowa State (3-8, 2-6) fumbles in the final seven minutes and rallied from a 35-14 first-half deficit. West Virginia 49, Kansas 0: In Lawrence, Kan., Skyler Howard threw for 133 yards and a touchdown, ran for 129 yards and another score on the ground, and helped West Virginia become bowl eligible for the second consecutive year. Wendell Smallwood added 118 yards and two scores on the ground, and Rushel Shell finished with 108 yards and two more scores, as the Mountaineers (6-4, 3-4) had three players run for at least 100 yards for the first time since Sept. 13, 1969.Standings Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Okla. St. 7 0 311 210 10 0 436 245 Oklahoma 6 1 337 132 9 1 461 197 TCU 6 1 294 201 9 1 443 262 Baylor 5 1 301 175 8 1 493 244 W. Virginia 3 4 216 225 6 4 346 248 Texas 3 4 160 188 4 6 249 299 Texas Tech 3 5 348 377 6 5 511 466 Iowa St. 2 6 223 294 3 8 294 362 Kansas St. 1 6 194 291 4 6 297 327 Kansas 0 8 94 385 0 11 169 508 Saturdays results Kansas St. 38, Iowa St. 35 West Virginia 49, Kansas 0 Baylor at Oklahoma St., late TCU at Oklahoma, late Thursdays game Texas Tech at Texas, 7:30 p.m. Fridays game Baylor at TCU, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays games Oklahoma at Oklahoma St., TBA Iowa St. at West Virginia, Noon Kansas St. at Kansas, 4 p.m. BIG 12 ROUNDUPMIAMI GARDENS „ Miamis seniors left their home “eld as winners, one more time. So did a coaching staff that kept the season together when an all-out collapse seemed like a real possibility. Mark Walton ran for two touchdowns and caught a pass for another score, Miami turned four turnovers into 21 points and the Hurricanes enhanced their bowl resume by beating Georgia Tech 38-21 on Saturday. Brad Kaaya passed for 300 yards and a touchdown for the Hurricanes and Michael Badgley tied a school record with a 57-yard “eld goal to end the “rst half. Jermaine Grace fell on a fumble for a score and Joe Yearby ran in another for Miami (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). The game was delayed for 28 minutes in the third quarter because lightning was detected in the area. Broderick Snoddy, Clinton Lynch and Matthew Jordan had rushing scores for Georgia Tech (3-8, 1-7), which lost starting quarterback Justin Thomas to injury in the “rst quarter. Snoddys touchdown gave the Yellow Jackets a 7-0 lead, and then Miami scored the next 31 points. Miami improved to 3-1 under interim coach Larry Scott, whose future is unknown „ as is the case with the rest of the Hurricanes staff, after coach Al Golden was “red last month.MIAMI 38, GEORGIA TECH 21Georgia Tech 7 0 0 14 „ 21 Miami 7 17 7 7 „ 38 First Quarter GaT„ Snoddy 5 run (Butker kick), 10:35. Mia„ Yearby 2 run (Badgley kick), 7:08. Second Quarter Mia„ Walton 4 run (Badgley kick), 8:43. Mia„ Grace recovered fumble in end zone (Badgley kick), 6:18. Mia„ FG Badgley 57, :00. Third Quarter Mia„ Walton 25 pass from Kaaya (Badgley kick), 7:13. Fourth Quarter GaT„ Jordan 3 run (Butker kick), 10:05. Mia„ Walton 1 run (Badgley kick), 6:41. GaT„ Lynch 3 run (Butker kick), 1:09. A„ 51,355. GaT Mia First downs 19 15 Rushes-yards 57-314 28-86 Passing 59 300 Comp-Att-Int 4-9-2 16-26-0 Return Yards 4 49 Punts-Avg. 4-40.0 6-41.0 Fumbles-Lost 9-2 2-0 Penalties-Yards 1-5 9-76 Time of Possession 32:38 27:22 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„ Georgia Tech, M.Marshall 8-74, L.Grin 4-67, Lynch 4-61, Jordan 28-60, Skov 5-25, Thomas 3-18, M.Allen 3-6, Snoddy 1-5, Willis 1-(minus 2). Miami, Yearby 13-47, Walton 11-36, Rosier 1-5, Waters 1-1, Team 2-(minus 3). PASSING„ Georgia Tech, Jordan 4-8-1-59, Stewart 0-1-1-0. Miami, Kaaya 16-25-0-300, Team 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING„ Georgia Tech, Lynch 3-51, Stewart 1-8. Miami, Herndon IV 3-66, Waters 3-66, Coley 3-56, Njoku 2-52, Walton 2-38, Cager 2-17, Berrios 1-5.Waltons 3 TDs power Miami COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Miami 38, Georgia Tech 21By TIM REYNOLDSASSOCIATED PRESS HURRICANES AT PANTHERSWHO: Miami (7-4, 4-3) at Pittsburgh (5-1, 7-3) WHEN: Friday, noon WHERE: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pa. TV: ABC or ESPN2 RADIO: TBD NORTH CAROLINA SPOILS BEAMERS HOME FINALE IN OTBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) „ Marquise Williams hit Quinshad Davis with a 5-yard pass in overtime and No. 12 North Carolina spoiled coach Frank Beamers “nal home game at Virginia Tech with a 30-27 victory on Saturday. The Tar Heels (10-1, 7-0) won their 10th in a row and clinched the Coastal Division title, and did so despite blowing a 14-point lead in the “nal three minutes of regulation. Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) tied the game on Michael Brewers 4-yard, fourthdown pass to Isaiah Ford with 1:07 remaining, but the Hokies had to settle for a “eld goal to begin the overtime. No. 5 Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16: In Boston, DeShone Kizer threw for two touchdowns „ and three interceptions „ as Notre Dame survived five turnovers at Fenway Park. Taking over the ballpark of the Boston Red Sox for a far-flung home game, the Fighting Irish (10-1) won their sixth straight game since a two-point loss to top-ranked Clemson. North Carolina State 42, Syracuse 29: In Raleigh, N.C., Jacoby Brissett passed for 235 yards and two touchdowns to help North Carolina State (6-4, 2-4), which improved to 8-1 all-time against the Orange. Reggie Gallaspy rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown as the Wolfpack compiled 511 total yards, including 276 on the ground. Zack Mahoney passed for 152 yards and two touchdowns for Syracuse (3-8, 1-6). Virginia 42, Duke 34: In Charlottesville, Va., Matt Johns passed for a career-high 344 yards and two touchdowns as Virginia held off a late rally. The Cavaliers (4-7, 3-4) had lost three straight and six of the last seven to the Blue Devils. Duke (6-5, 3-4) rallied from a 22-point fourth-quarter deficit and drove inside the Virginia 20 in the final minute. But Wilfred Wahee batted away Parker Boehmes fourth-down pass attempt to Anthony Nash to seal the victory. Taquan Mizzell had 119 total yards and three touchdowns and caught five passes to set a school record for receptions by a running back in a season. He entered the game with 63 receptions, tied with Alvin Pearmans 2003 output. Pittsburgh 45, Louisville 34: In Pittsburgh, Nathan Peterman tossed four touchdowns in the second quarter, and Pittsburgh reached the eight-win plateau in the regular season for the first time since 2009. Freshman Qadree Ollison ran for 152 yards and a score and Ejuan Price had five sacks for the Panthers (8-3, 6-1), who led by 25 in the first half. Lamar Jackson threw for 141 yards and a score and ran for another after replacing ineffective Kyle Bolin late in the first half. Jamari Staples caught nine passes for 194 yards and a touchdown but the Cardinals (6-5, 5-3) saw their four-game winning streak come to an abrupt half. No. 1 Clemson 33, Wake Forest 13: In Clemson, S.C., Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth, leading the Tigers (11-0, 8-0) to their seventh consecutive game with more than 500 yards. Watson started the scoring with a 3-yard run, then connected on TD passes of 44 yards to Charone Peake, 11 yards to Deon Cain and 47 yards to Germone Hopper.Standings Conference All Games Atlantic W L PF PA W L PF PA Clemson 8 0 304 152 11 0 418 194 Florida St. 6 2 216 144 9 2 361 187 Louisville 5 3 208 200 6 5 308 268 NC State 3 4 185 192 7 4 370 240 Syracuse 1 6 182 249 3 8 307 355 Wake Forest 1 6 99 192 3 8 188 268 Boston Coll. 0 7 56 127 3 7 173 144 Conference All Games Coastal W L PF PA W L PF PA N. Carolina 7 0 295 156 10 1 450 215 Pittsburgh 6 1 192 153 8 3 315 266 Miami 4 3 170 235 7 4 318 322 Duke 3 4 193 239 6 5 339 268 Va. Tech 3 4 180 166 5 6 325 270 Virginia 3 4 197 210 4 7 289 363 Georgia Tech 1 7 188 250 3 8 344 296 Saturdays results North Carolina 30, Virginia Tech 27, OT NC State 42, Syracuse 29 Miami 38, Georgia Tech 21 Florida St. 52, Chattanooga 13 Clemson 33, Wake Forest 13 Virginia 42, Duke 34 Pittsburgh 45, Louisville 34 Boston College vs. Notre Dame, late Fridays game Miami at Pittsburgh, Noon Saturdays games North Carolina at NC State, TBA Georgia at Georgia Tech, TBA Virginia Tech at Virginia, TBA Louisville at Kentucky, Noon Clemson at South Carolina, Noon Duke at Wake Forest, 12:30 p.m. Boston College at Syracuse, 12:30 p.m. Florida St. at Florida, 7:30 p.m. ACC ROUNDUPAP PHOTOVirginia Tech coach Frank Beamer is carried o the eld by his players after his nal home game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday. North Carolina won 30-27 in overtime. UCLA BEATS UTAH TO MOVE CLOSER TO PAC12 TITLE GAMESALT LAKE CITY (AP) „ UCLAs Josh Rosen threw for 220 yards and a touchdown and the Bruins beat No. 18 Utah 17-9 on Saturday to move one game closer to the Pac-12 championship game. The Bruins can earn a berth in the conference title game for the “rst time since 2012 with a win over crosstown rival USC next week. UCLA hasnt won the Pac-12 since 1998. Arizona State 52, Arizona 37: In Tempe, Ariz., Mike Bercovici threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns in his final home game, and Arizona State returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the fourth quarter to knock off its rival. Arizona State (6-5, 4-4) sputtered offensively early before reeling off a string of big plays to build a 21-point halftime lead. Arizona (6-6, 3-6) managed to claw its way back within a touchdown, but Kareem Orr returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown. No. 23 Oregon 48, No. 22 USC 28: In Eugene, Ore., Vernon Adams Jr. threw for 407 yards and six touchdowns and Oregon won its fifth in a row. The Ducks (8-3, 6-2) have not dropped a game since Adams returned from a finger injury he sustained in the season opener against Eastern Washington. It was the third game since coming back that he has thrown for 300 or more yards and at least four scores. Washington 52, Oregon St 7: In Corvallis, Ore., Jake Browning threw four touchdown passes as Washington scored on its first six possessions. The Huskies (5-6, 3-5) tied a Washington record for most points scored in the opening quarter (28).Standings Conference All Games North W L PF PA W L PF PA Stanford 7 1 333 197 8 2 370 220 Oregon 6 2 316 298 8 3 466 399 Wash. St. 5 2 267 226 7 3 352 298 California 3 4 215 217 6 4 368 282 Wash. 3 5 216 170 5 6 309 203 Oregon St. 0 8 118 329 2 9 186 392 Conference All Games South W L PF PA W L PF PA UCLA 5 3 274 219 8 3 369 261 Utah 5 3 250 193 8 3 343 248 So. Cal 5 3 247 219 7 4 392 275 Ariz. St. 4 4 276 275 6 5 362 344 Arizona 3 6 278 363 6 6 441 428 Colorado 1 6 160 244 4 7 303 310 Saturdays results UCLA at Utah, 3:30 p.m. Southern Cal at Oregon, 3:30 p.m. Arizona at Arizona St., 3:30 p.m. Washington at Oregon St., 6 p.m. California at Stanford, late Colorado at Washington St., late Fridays games Washington St. at Washington, 3:30 p.m. Oregon St. at Oregon, 4 p.m. Saturdays games Notre Dame at Stanford, TBA UCLA at Southern Cal, TBA Colorado at Utah, 2:30 p.m. Arizona St. at California, 10 p.m. PAC 12 ROUNDUP STATE ROUNDUPBETHUNECOOKMAN SHARES MEAC TITLEORLANDO (AP) „ Quentin Williams threw for three touchdowns and ran for another on Saturday to help Bethune-Cookman beat Florida A&M 35-14 and earn a share of its fourth consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championship. The Wildcats (9-2, 7-1) shared the MEAC title with North Carolina Central and North Carolina A&T. Devin Bowers led Florida A&M (1-10, 1-7) with 117 yards rushing and a TD run. Western Kentucky 63, FIU 7: In Miami, Brandon Doughty threw for 224 yards and three touchdowns, DAndre Ferby ran for three scores, and Western Kentucky won a game delayed by lightning. The bowl-eligible Hilltoppers (9-2, 7-0 Conference USA) outgained the Golden Panthers 477-168 and held them scoreless until the fourth quarter. Alex Gardner scored on an 18-yard run for FIU (5-7, 3-5). Jacksonville 58, Valparaiso 13: In Jacksonville, Rylan Wells passed for two touchdowns, Jamal Adjamah ran for two scores to lead Jacksonville, which rushed for 296 yards. Orlando Thomas had six carries for 116 yards and a 30-yard score for Jacksonville (9-2, 6-2 Pioneer) and Ulysses Bryant had a 27-yard TD. Davidson 20, Stetson 17: In DeLand, a pair of pass interceptions in the last 2:50 by William Curran and Ryan Leak preserved Davidsons victory in a season-ending game that took nearly eight hours to finish because of lightning and rain. Davidson (2-9, 1-7 Pioneer League) held a 10-0 lead when play was stopped thanks to a touchdown pass from Taylor Mitchell to William Morris and a Trevor Smith field goal. TALLAHASSEE „ Dalvin Cook helped send Florida States seniors out on a high note in their “nal home game. Cook rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and the 16thranked Seminoles beat Chattanooga 52-13 on Saturday. Cook needed 15 carries to record his seventh 100-yard game of the season. The sophomore, who set the schools single-season rushing record in last weeks win over North Carolina State, broke the single-season, all-purpose yardage mark held by Greg Allen since 1981 (1,605 yards). Florida State (9-2) earned its 21st consecutive win at Doak Campbell Stadium, and the seniors ran their home record to 27-1 during their four years. It also was the 48th victory for the seniors, tying them with last years class for the most in school history. Next up for the Seminoles is their annual showdown with Florida. After going threeand-out on its opening possession, Florida State scored on its next eight drives. Sean Maguire was 12 of 17 for 152 yards and two touchdowns in two-plus quarters, and J.J. Cosentino and Everett Golson also led scoring drives. Cook had a 13-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, and a 2-yard TD in the third. He has 1,682 yards (1,475 rushing, 207 receiving) in 10 games this season, to go along with 16 rushing touchdowns, tied with Amp Lee for the second-most in school history.NO. 16 FLORIDA ST. 52, CHATTANOOGA 13Chattanooga 3 3 0 7 „ 13 Florida St. 7 17 21 7 „ 52 First Quarter Chat„ FG Ribeiro 29, 9:39. FSU„ Patrick 1 run (Aguayo kick), 3:12. Second Quarter Chat„ FG Ribeiro 24, 12:45. FSU„ D.Cook 13 run (Aguayo kick), 9:24. FSU„ FG Aguayo 18, 3:29. FSU„ Whiteld 26 pass from Maguire (Aguayo kick), 1:35. Third Quarter FSU„ Whiteld 13 pass from Maguire (Aguayo kick), 13:14. FSU„ D.Cook 2 run (Aguayo kick), 11:45. FSU„ Plante 2 run (Aguayo kick), 3:01. Fourth Quarter Chat„ Huesman 3 run (Ribeiro kick), 13:11. FSU„ Patrick 4 run (Aguayo kick), 10:34. Chat FSU First downs 15 25 Rushes-yards 39-165 37-193 Passing 108 235 Comp-Att-Int 14-23-1 17-23-0 Return Yards 0 49 Punts-Avg. 5-37.2 2-44.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 11-83 3-30 Time of Possession 32:10 27:50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„ Chattanooga, Craine 12-36, Roberson 7-33, Trotter 5-26, Bennield 2-25, Huesman 7-21, Bagley 3-17, Nalls 3-7. Florida St., D.Cook 15-106, Patrick 16-77, S.Williams 4-10, Plante 1-2, Golson 1-(minus 2). PASSING„ Chattanooga, Huesman 12-191-94, Bennield 2-4-0-14. Florida St., Maguire 12-17-0-152, Golson 3-3-0-67, Cosentino 2-3-0-16. RECEIVING„ Chattanooga, Board 3-29, Stovall 3-29, Craine 2-23, Bennield 2-11, Bagley 2-6, Young 1-6, Pardue 1-4. Florida St., Whiteld 5-91, Murray 4-59, Rudolph 4-52, Wilson 2-4, Harrison 1-24, D.Cook 1-5.AP PHOTOFlorida States DeMarcus Walker strips the ball from Chattanoogas Derrick Craine during Saturdays game. Seminoles coast into rivalry game COLLEGE FOOTBALL: No. 16 Florida St. 52, Chattanooga 13By JOE REEDYASSOCIATED PRESS


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 SP Page 5 SEC ROUNDUPCITADEL STUNS BIG BROTHER SOUTH CAROLINA IN WINCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) „ Tyler Renew scored the winning touchdown with a 56-yard run up the middle as lower division The Citadel shocked South Carolina 23-22 on Saturday. The Gamecocks (3-8) hadnt lost to a Football Championship Subdivision team in 25 years. The Bulldogs (8-3) beat them back then too. The Citadel stuck to its triple option attack even as it sputtered in the middle of the game. Facing a third-and-1 with just over six minutes to go, the Gamecocks defense overcommitted and Renew scampered for the touchdown. South Carolina appeared to pull it out on a miracle 94-yard fourth down touchdown to Pharoh Cooper with 44 seconds left, but the of“cials called a false start, saying all the Gamecocks werent set. It was the “rst win for an FCS team over a Southeastern Conference team since Jacksonville State beat Mississippi 49-48 in two overtimes in 2010. No. 3 Alabama 56, Charleston Southern 6 : In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Cyrus Jones returned two punts for touchdowns and Derrick Henry also scored twice as No. 3 Alabama romped past Charleston Southern. The Crimson Tide (10-1, No. 2 CFP) led 49-0 by halftime against the Buccaneers (9-2), who are bound for the FCS playoffs. Jones scored on returns of 43 and 72 yards. Hes the only Alabama player to score twice on punt returns, according to school records dating to 1944. Henry tied Trent Richardsons Alabama single-season record of 21 touchdowns before sitting out the second half. He had nine carries for 68 yards. No. 25 Mississippi 38, No. 17 LSU 17 : In Oxford, Miss., Chad Kelly threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 25 Mississippi over No. 17 LSU. Ole Miss (8-3, 5-2, No. 22 CFP) jumped out to 24-0 by late in the second quarter and dominated for most of the game. Kelly completed 19 of 34 passes and also ran for 81 yards and two touchdowns. LSU (7-3, 4-3, No. 15 CFP) star running back Leonard Fournette had 108 yards rushing on 25 carries. Auburn 56, Idaho 34 : In Auburn, Ala., Jeremy Johnson threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to lead Auburn to a victory over Idaho. The Vandals (3-8) outgained the Tigers 479 to 460, but Auburn (6-5) converted all six of its red-zone opportunities and scored three touchdowns off of Idahos three turnovers to pull away in the second half. Jovon Robinson led the Tigers with 99 yards rushing, while Roc Thomas pitched in 78 yards and Peyton Barber added 47. Idaho was paced by its two quarterbacks, Matt Linehan and Jake Luton, who combined for 356 yards on 29 of 47 passing. Tennessee 19, Missouri 8 : In Columbia, Mo., Jalen Hurd rushed for a career-best 151 yards on 34 carries and Tennessee dominated on defense, spoiling Gary Pinkels Missouri (5-6, 1-6) home finale with a victory. Joshua Dobbs had the only touchdown on an 8-yard run with 17 seconds to go in the first half and Aaron Medley had a career-best four field goals in a game begun in 28-degree chill. The Volunteers (7-4, 4-3) have won four in a row. Georgia 23, Georgia Southern 17, OT : In Athens, Ga., Sony Michel ran for a 25-yard touchdown on Georgias only overtime play, leading the Bulldogs to a win over Georgia Southern. Michel ran straight through the line and scored high-stepping into the end zone as Georgia (8-3) survived the upset bid by Georgia Southern (7-3). Michel had 23 carries for 132 yards. Mississippi State 51, Arkansas 50 : In Fayetteville, Ark., Beniquez Brown blocked a field goal attempt with less than a minute remaining to help Mississippi State hold on for a wild win over Arkansas. Dak Prescott threw for a career-high 501 yards and five touchdowns on 38-of-50 passing for the Bulldogs (8-3, 4-3), who have now won four straight games over the Razorbacks (6-5, 4-3). Kentucky 58, Charlotte 10 : In Lexington, Ky., Jojo Kemp rushed for three touchdowns, Boom Williams ran for two and Kentucky rolled up 544 yards in a blowout of Charlotte (2-9). Kemp broke TD runs of 6, 18, and 47 yards, Williams scored from 20 and 53 yards and Sihiem King added a 62-yarder as Kentucky (5-6) rushed for 415 yards, fourth most in school history.StandingsSOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE East Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Florida 7 1 189 108 10 1 301 159 Georgia 5 3 183 159 8 3 305 196 Tennessee 4 3 197 155 7 4 359 226 Vanderbilt 2 4 78 106 4 6 154 174 Kentucky 2 6 140 221 4 6 214 281 Missouri 1 6 70 121 5 6 160 166 S. Carolina 1 7 161 243 3 8 231 293 West Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Alabama 6 1 223 126 10 1 385 159 Mississippi 5 2 220 183 8 3 445 247 Arkansas 4 2 197 187 6 4 344 279 LSU 4 3 193 191 7 3 319 257 Mississippi St 3 3 132 120 7 3 318 186 Texas A&M 3 3 129 156 7 3 308 240 Auburn 2 5 164 200 6 5 313 299 Saturdays results Florida 20, FAU 14, OT The Citadel 23, South Carolina 22 Mississippi 38, LSU 17 Auburn 56, Idaho 34 Alabama 56, Charleston Southern 6 Georgia 23, Georgia Southern 17, OT Tennessee 19, Missouri 8 Mississippi St. 51, Arkansas 50 Tennessee 19, Missouri 8 Kentucky 58, Charlotte 10 Texas A&M 25, Vanderbilt 0 Fridays Game Missouri at Arkansas, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 Georgia at Georgia Tech, TBA Louisville at Kentucky, Noon Clemson at South Carolina, Noon Alabama at Auburn, 3:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Tennessee, 4 p.m. Mississippi at Mississippi St., 7:15 p.m. Texas A&M at LSU, 7:30 p.m. Florida St. at Florida, 7:30 p.m. BIG TEN ROUNDUPMICHIGAN STATE ENDS OHIO STATES HOPES OF REPEATING COLUMBUS, Ohio „ Michael Geiger kicked a 41-yard “eld goal as time expired and No. 9 Michigan State beat No. 2 Ohio State to snap the Buckeyes 23-game winning streak. The Spartans (10-1, 6-1) took control of the Big Ten East, jumped into the thick of the College Football Playoff race and very likely ended the Buckeyes chances to repeat as national champions. Ohio State (10-1, 6-1) managed 132 yards against a rugged Spartans defense and lost for the “rst time to a Big Ten team in the regular season since Urban Meyer became coach four seasons ago. Afterward, Ohio State junior Ezekiel Elliot said there was no chanceŽ hed be coming back next season and strongly criticized the coaching staff. Elliot ran for 33 yards, snapping his streak of 15 straight games with 100 yards or more. Quarterback Cardale Jones also suggested on Twitter that he would be leave Ohio State at the end of the year. No. 14 Michigan 28, Penn State 16 : In State College, Pa., Jake Rudock threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns to lead Michigan. Rudock was 25 of 38 and connected with Jake Butt and Amara Darboh for touchdowns. Sione Houma and DeVeon Smith also ran for touchdowns for the Wolverines (9-2, 6-1, No. 12 CFP). Christian Hackenberg passed for 137 yards and was sacked four times. Tyler Davis made three field goals „ from 23, 24 and 18 yards for Penn State (7-4, 4-3). Minnesota 32, Illinois 23 : In Minneapolis, Shannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a victory. Mitch Leidner threw a third-andgoal touchdown pass to Rashad Still with 5 seconds left before halftime, helping the Golden Gophers (5-6, 2-5) stop a four-game losing streak. Malik Turner caught 11 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown from Wes Lunt for the Fighting Illini (5-6, 2-5). No. 6 Iowa 40, Purdue 20 : In Iowa City, Iowa, C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes and No. 6 Iowa clinched a share of the Big Ten West title and a spot in the league championship game. LeShun Daniels Jr. ran for two TDs for the Hawkeyes (11-0, 7-0, No. 5 CFP). Austin Appleby had 259 yards passing to lead Purdue (2-9, 1-6). Iowa let Purdue get within seven, 20-13 in the third quarter. But Beathards 22-yard TD pass to Henry Krieger-Coble with 8:40 left sealed yet another victory for the Hawkeyes. Austin Appleby had 259 yards passing to lead Purdue (2-9, 1-6), which will play for the Old Oaken Bucket next week against Indiana. No. 20 Northwestern 13, No. 21 Wisconsin 7 : In Madison, Wis., Justin Jackson ran for 139 yards and a touchdown for Northwestern. The Wildcats (9-2, 5-2) moved into a tie for second in the West Division with the Badgers (8-3, 5-2), who had won five in a row. Jackson had 35 carries on the day, including an 8-yard touchdown run in the first quarter set up by one of five turnovers for Wisconsin. With 1:47 left, Joel Stave drove the Badgers from the 26 to the Northwestern 1. But Stave was forced to leave before Wisconsins final play after getting hurt on a sack. Bart Houstons pass to the end zone sailed just out of reach of Tanner McEvoy on fourth-and goal from the 11 with 2 seconds left. Indiana 47, Maryland 28: In College Park, Md., Nate Sudfeld threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns, and Indiana rallied from an early 18-point deficit for its first Big Ten win of the season. The Hoosiers (5-6, 1-6) trailed 21-3 before scoring three touchdowns in a span of four minutes, 33 seconds. It was 30-21 at halftime, and Sudfelds fourth TD pass made it 44-28 early in the third quarter. Standings Conference All Games East W L PF PA W L PF PA Michigan St. 6 1 213 154 10 1 346 237 Ohio St. 6 1 240 106 10 1 378 155 Michigan 6 1 243 126 9 2 354 164 Penn St. 4 3 174 129 7 4 268 205 Indiana 1 6 227 281 5 6 380 409 Rutgers 1 6 129 288 4 7 284 373 Maryland 0 7 132 241 2 9 250 372 West Conference All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA Iowa 7 0 225 133 11 0 376 204 Norwestern 5 2 124 148 9 2 224 183 Wisconsin 5 2 163 98 8 3 294 136 Nebraska 3 4 225 199 5 6 370 305 Illinois 2 5 121 179 5 6 258 255 Minnesota 2 5 173 208 5 6 250 282 Purdue 1 6 144 243 2 9 265 384 Saturdays results Iowa 40, Purdue 20 Indiana 47, Maryland 28 Rutgers 31, Army 21 Michigan 28, Penn St. 16 Minnesota 32, Illinois 23 Michigan St. 17, Ohio St. 14 Northwestern 13, Wisconsin 7 Fridays game Iowa at Nebraska, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays games Indiana at Purdue, Noon Ohio St. at Michigan, Noon Maryland at Rutgers, Noon Wisconsin at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. Northwestern vs. Illinois at Soldier Field, 3:30 p.m. Penn St. at Michigan St., 3:30 p.m. NATIONALJAMES, RUTGERS BEATS ARMYWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) „ Paul James rushed for 116 yards and three touchdowns, and Rutgers beat Army 31-21 on Saturday to snap a fourgame losing streak. Rutgers (4-7) has won nine straight in the series with Army (2-9). Army was poised to pull within a “eld goal with 5:22 left in the fourth quarter when Josh Hicks interception in the end zone sealed it for the Scarlet Knights. Chris Carter, who took “rst-team snaps at quarterback in Army practices during the week while starter Ahmad Bradshaw wore a boot on an injured right foot, made his “rst career start as backup A.J. Schurr also was injured. Carter gained 111 yards rushing on 20 carries and scored once, and was spot-on with several pitches to help key Armys triple option. He also completed 4 of 6 passes for 140 yards and one touchdown. Chris Laviano was 13-of-21 passing for 105 yards and no turnovers for Rutgers. BYU 52, Fresno State 10 : In Provo, Utah, Tanner Mangum threw for 336 yards on 24-of-37 passing as BYU dominated Fresno State 52-10 on Saturday. BYU (8-3) bounced back after losing to Missouri 20-16 last Saturday, and has won six of its last seven games. The Cougars end their regular season at Utah State next Saturday. Moroni Laulu-Patutau grabbed three passes for 95 yards and one score as the Cougars jumped out to a 24-3 lead at the break. Algernon Brown ran for 97 yards on 11 carries with a 45-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Zack Greenlee, who had six touchdown passes against Hawaii last week, threw for 125 yards for Fresno State (3-8) but he was intercepted three times. Kai Nacua grabbed two of those, returning one 32 yards for a touchdown. Fred Warner picked off the other. BYU rolled up 520 total yards while limiting the Bulldogs to just 275. Fresno State had just 85 yards rushing. Florida State (9-2) visits Gainesville seeking its “fth win in six meetings. Very disappointed in our effort,Ž McElwain said. That football team on the other side of the “eld took it to us, did a great job. Im sure the guys next week are going to look at this and go on vacation cause they should beat the heck out of us.Ž FAU (2-9) entered Saturday losers of “ve of its six games and 1-28 alltime against teams in the Power 5 conferences. But the Owls faced “rstand-goal from the Florida 9-yard line in overtime with a chance to complete an even bigger shocker in the Swamp than Georgia Southerns 2013 upset of an injury-riddled Florida squad on its way to a 4-8 “nish. The Gators defense held, but until then Florida had given FAU every chance to steal the game. I mean, guys, this game wasnt close. Lets face it,Ž McElwain said. But, we made it close. Yet, we also “gured out a way to win.Ž Two weeks after he kicked the game-winner against Vanderbilt, Austin Hardin missed two “eld goals and an extra point help the Owls stay within striking distance. Harris and the Gators offense struggled to get anything going „ “ve of Floridas “rst six drives ended in punts „ and once it did, it could not keep it going. Florida ended the day with 252 yards, their lowest output since the SEC opener three months ago at Kentucky.No. 8 FLORIDA 20, FAU 14, OTFAU 0 0 7 7 0 „ 14 Florida 0 0 14 0 6 „ 20 Third Quarter Fla„ Taylor 1 run (Hardin kick), 9:44. Fla„ Callaway 53 pass from T.Harris (Hardin kick), 5:34. FAU„ K.Woods 10 pass from Johnson (G. Joseph kick), 2:06. Fourth Quarter FAU„ Rose recovered fumble in end zone (G.Joseph kick), 8:03. Overtime Fla„ McGee 13 pass from T.Harris (kick blocked). FAU Fla First downs 18 13 Rushes-yards 45-140 43-123 Passing 159 129 Comp-Att-Int 20-39-1 9-18-1 Return Yards 5 55 Punts-Avg. 8-47.4 9-43.4 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 2-1 Penalties-Yards 7-55 5-43 Time of Possession 29:58 30:02 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„ FAU, Howell 12-60, Warren 5-31, Clark 7-31, Johnson 12-15, Schomp 1-12, Bussey 1-0, Team 3-(minus 4), Driskel 4-(minus 5). Florida, Taylor 25-98, T.Harris 11-26, Scarlett 2-8, Callaway 1-2, Cronkrite 3-2, Team 1-(minus 13). PASSING„ FAU, Johnson 17-33-1-148, Driskel 3-6-0-11. Florida, T.Harris 8-17-1122, Grady 1-1-0-7. RECEIVING„ FAU, Je.Stoshak 6-53, K.Woods 4-34, Bussey 4-16, Solomon 2-33, Cameron 2-14, Clark 2-9. Florida, McGee 3-36, Callaway 2-52, Taylor 2-19, Cronkrite 1-16, Bailey 1-6.SCAREFROM PAGE 1AP PHOTOFlorida defensive back Brian Poole (24) breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Florida Atlantic tight end Nate Terry during the second half Saturday. SEMINOLES AT GATORSWHO: Florida State (9-2) ) at Florida (10-1) WHEN: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville TV: ESPN RADIO: TBD TICKETS: ScoresFRIDAYSouth Florida 65, Cincinnati 27 Brown 28, Columbia 23 Air Force 37, Boise St. 30SATURDAYSOUTH Alabama 56, Charleston Southern 6 Alabama St. 26, Miles 7 Alcorn St. 44, Alabama A&M 10 Ark.-Pine Blu 25, MVSU 19, OT Assumption 51, Bowie St. 29 Auburn 56, Idaho 34 Bethune-Cookman 35, Florida A&M 14 Clemson 33, Wake Forest 13 Davidson 20, Stetson 17 Delaware 14, Elon 10 Delaware St. 32, Howard 31 ETSU 42, Kentucky Wesleyan 27 Florida 20, FAU 14, OT Florida St. 52, Chattanooga 13 Georgia 23, Georgia Southern 17, OT Georgia St. 24, South Alabama 10 Indiana 47, Maryland 28 Jacksonville 58, Valparaiso 13 Jacksonville St. 42, Murray St. 20 James Madison 38, Villanova 29 Kentucky 58, Charlotte 10 Miami 38, Georgia Tech 21 Middle Tennessee 41, North Texas 7 Mississippi 38, LSU 17 Monmouth (NJ) 23, Gardner-Webb 9 NC Central 21, NC A&T 16 NC State 42, Syracuse 29 New Mexico St. 37, Louisiana-Lafayette 34 Norfolk St. 17, Morgan St. 10 North Alabama 50, Newberry 7 North Carolina 30, Virginia Tech 27, OT Northwestern St. 33, Stephen F. Austin 17 Presbyterian 14, Kennesaw St. 6 Richmond 20, William & Mary 9 SC State 52, Savannah St. 29 Samford 47, Mercer 21 Southern Miss. 56, Old Dominion 31 Tennessee Tech 30, Tennessee St. 24 Texas A&M 25, Vanderbilt 0 The Citadel 23, South Carolina 22 Tuskegee 26, Catawba 16 Virginia 42, Duke 34 W. Carolina 24, VMI 20 W. Kentucky 63, FIU 7 Woord 38, Furman 28 EAST Albright 49, Norwich 0 Colgate 14, Bucknell 10 Cortland St. 45, Salisbury 21 Dartmouth 17, Princeton 10 Duquesne 30, St. Francis (Pa.) 20 Harvard 38, Yale 19 Holy Cross 45, Georgetown 7 Indiana (Pa.) 47, Charleston (WV) 21 Johns Hopkins 52, W. New England 20 Lehigh 49, Lafayette 35 Miami (Ohio) 20, UMass 13 Michigan 28, Penn St. 16 Morehead St. 20, Marist 17 New Hampshire 22, Maine 6 Penn 34, Cornell 21 Pittsburgh 45, Louisville 34 Robert Morris 21, Bryant 20 Rutgers 31, Army 21 Sacred Heart 45, Wagner 17 Slippery Rock 40, Virginia Union 21 Stony Brook 20, Albany (NY) 2 Temple 31, Memphis 12 Towson 38, Rhode Island 21 UConn 20, Houston 17 Wesley 42, Framingham St. 22 MIDWEST Akron 42, Bualo 21 Baker 68, Point (Ga.) 21 CSU-Pueblo 27, Indianapolis 14 Drake 27, Dayton 17 E. Illinois 21, E. Kentucky 7 Emporia St. 51, Minn. St.-Mankato 49 Ferris St. 48, Texas A&M Commerce 30 Grand Valley St. 45, Ashland 28 Grand View 16, Lindsey Wilson 13 Henderson St. 23, Sioux Falls 16 Humboldt St. 45, Augustana (SD) 31 Huntingdon 38, Hendrix 27 Illinois St. 46, South Dakota 0 Indiana St. 27, Youngstown St. 24 Iowa 40, Purdue 20 Kansas St. 38, Iowa St. 35 Lineld 48, Whitworth 10 Marian (Ind.) 44, Campbellsville 7 Mary Hardin-Baylor 37, Hardin-Simmons 19 Michigan St. 17, Ohio St. 14 Minnesota 32, Illinois 23 Montana Tech 44, Dickinson St. 10 Morningside 75, St. Xavier 69, 4OT Mount Union 55, St. Lawrence 23 N. Dakota St. 55, Missouri St. 0 N. Iowa 49, S. Illinois 28 Northwestern 13, Wisconsin 7 Notre Dame 19, Boston College 16 Ohio Northern 27, Franklin 22 St. Francis (Ind.) 37, Reinhardt 26 St. Johns (Minn.) 51, Dubuque 7 St. Thomas (Minn.) 57, La Verne 14 Tabor 16, Doane 14 Tennessee 19, Missouri 8 Thomas More 51, Washington & Lee 21 UT Martin 28, SE Missouri 25 Valdosta St. 61, Carson-Newman 59 W. Illinois 30, S. Dakota St. 24, 2OT Wabash 35, Albion 14 West Virginia 49, Kansas 0 Wheaton (Ill.) 55, Lakeland 6 Wis.-Oshkosh 48, St. Scholastica 0 Wis.-Whitewater 48, St. Norbert 0 SOUTHWEST Baylor 45, Oklahoma St. 35 Incarnate Word 30, Houston Baptist 3 Louisiana Tech 17, UTEP 15 McNeese St. 20, Lamar 14 Mississippi St. 51, Arkansas 50 Navy 44, Tulsa 21 Prairie View 56, Jackson St. 14 Sam Houston St. 42, Cent. Arkansas 13 UTSA 34, Rice 24 FAR WEST Arizona St. 52, Arizona 37 BYU 52, Fresno St. 10 Colorado St. 28, New Mexico 21 Montana 54, Montana St. 35 N. Colorado 40, Abilene Christian 36 Oregon 48, Southern Cal 28 Portland St. 34, E. Washington 31 S. Oregon 52, Kansas Wesleyan 8 S. Utah 49, N. Arizona 41 San Diego 28, Butler 27 UC Davis 35, Sacramento St. 21 UCLA 17, Utah 9 Utah St. 31, Nevada 27 Washington 52, Oregon St. 7 Weber St. 35, Idaho St. 14 DIVISION III PLAYOFFS First Round Saturdays results Thomas More 51, Washington & Lee 21 Wabash 35, Albion 14 Cortland State 45, Salisbury 21 Mount Union 55, St. Lawrence 23 Albright 49, Norwich 0 Wesley 42, Framingham State 22 John Hopkins 52, Western New England 20 Ohio Northern 27, Franklin 22 St. Thomas (Minn.) 57, LaVerne 14 St. Johns (Minn.) 51), Dubuque 7 Huntingdon 38, Hendrix 27 Mary Hardin-Baylor 37, Hardin-Simmons 19 Wisconsin-Whitewater 48, St. Norbert 0 Wheaton (Ill.) 55, Lakeland 6 Lineld 48, Whitworth 10 Wisconsin-Oshkosh 48, St. Scholastica 0 Second Round Saturdays games Mount Union (11-0) vs. Albright (10-1), Noon Wesley (10-1) vs. Johns Hopkins (11-0), Noon St. Johns (Minn.) (10-1) at St. Thomas (Minn.) (11-0), 1 p.m. Wisconsin-Whitewater (10-1) at Wheaton (Ill.) (11-0), 1 p.m. Wisconsin-Oshkosh (10-1) vs. Ohio Northern (9-2), 4 p.m. Thomas More (11-0) vs. Wabash (11-0), TBA Lineld (10-0) vs. Cortland State (9-2), TBA Huntingdon (10-1) vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor (10-1), TBA StatisticsLATE FRIDAYSOUTH FLORIDA 65, CINCINNATI 27Cincinnati 0 3 17 7 „ 27 South Florida 27 24 7 7 „ 65 First Quarter USF„ Adams 67 pass from Flowers (kick blocked), 14:45. USF„ Price 6 pass from Flowers (Nadelman kick), 12:17. USF„ Reed 1 pass from Flowers (Nadelman kick), 7:52. USF„ Mack 28 run (Nadelman kick), 3:56. Second Quarter USF„ Nichols 29 interception return (Nadelman kick), 13:48. Cin„ FG Gantz 44, 9:17. USF„ Price 46 pass from Flowers (Nadelman kick), 8:58. USF„ Mack 10 run (Nadelman kick), 2:38. USF„ FG Nadelman 49, :00. Third Quarter Cin„ FG Gantz 39, 11:22. Cin„ Green 2 run (Gantz kick), 7:01. Cin„ C.Moore 54 pass from H.Moore (Gantz kick), 5:05. USF„ Bench 14 run (Nadelman kick), 2:33. Fourth Quarter Cin„ Green 11 run (Gantz kick), 11:22. USF„ Legree 2 pass from Bench (M.Hill kick), 6:57. A„ 26,522. Cin USF First downs 25 25 Rushes-yards 35-97 53-361 Passing 333 200 Comp-Att-Int 28-51-4 13-20-2 Return Yards 36 88 Punts-Avg. 4-50.8 2-41.5 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-1 Penalties-Yards 4-42 1-11 Time of Possession 31:02 28:58 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING„ Cincinnati, Green 10-51, Boone 8-28, Williams 8-28, Kiel 3-(minus 5), H.Moore 6-(minus 5). South Florida, Mack 11-106, Tice 15-94, Johnson 11-71, Flowers 6-49, Adams 3-28, Bench 4-25, Team 3-(minus 12). PASSING„ Cincinnati, H.Moore 20-36-2249, Kiel 8-15-2-84. South Florida, Flowers 9-15-2-165, Bench 4-5-0-35. RECEIVING„ Cincinnati, C.Moore 6-131, Chisum 6-63, Washington 6-52, McKay 2-32, Boone 2-16, Cole 2-14, Dowdy 2-8, Morrison 1-11, Williams 1-6. South Florida, Adams 3-85, Price 2-52, Johnson 2-29, Reed 2-11, Barr 2-5, R.Bronson 1-16, Legree 1-2. COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD


Page 6 SP The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 1JESSE VENTURA Governor of Minnesota Wrestling isnt really a sport, but American Wrestling Association tag-team wrestling champion Jesse Ventura turned from wrestler to commentator to actor to the Governor of Minnesota in 1999. He didnt hold office again, after four years as governor, but has since become a noted conspiracy theorist, hosting a shortlived TV show based on the topic. 2KEVIN JOHNSON Mayor of Sacramento, Calif. Kevin Johnson scored more than 17,000 points in his 12-year NBA playing career. He was named to the All-Star team three times. Since retirement, and re-retirement, hes become a businessman, founding the Kevin Johnson Corporation and starting the St. HOPE charity. He was elected as mayor of Sacramento in 2008, a position he still holds. 3FOB JAMES Governor of Alabama Fob James was an All-American halfback for the University of Auburn, rushing for almost 2,000 yards at the college. He played professionally in Canada before joining the Army. After returning home, he eventually ran and was elected governor in 1979. He is most noted for passing a law allowing teachers to lead students in prayer, later declared unconstitutional.4JACK KEMP US Housing Secretary Jack Kemp was a seven time All-Star and two time champion for the Buffalo Bills in the AFL era. The self-described bleeding-heart conservative was elected to Congress in 1971. After a failed presidential campaign in the 1988, he was named to George H.W. Bushs cabinet in 1989. „ Staff reportsFOURDOWN TERRITORYIn a recent GQ cover story, New England quarterback Tom Brady was asked about making a play for the White House or perhaps the governors office in Massachusetts. Brady was emphatic, saying there was a zero percent chance hed ever want to do that. But not every successful a thlete has ruled it out. Many have turned their athletic prowess into political careers, here are the most notable:NFL EXTRA € WEEK 11THE SIDELINETAMPA BAY 45 AT PHILADELPHIA 45 SERIES: Eagles lead 10-7 LAST MEETING: Eagles beat Buccaneers 31-20, Oct. 13, 2013 STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Eagles have won last three meetings. ... Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston has rushing TD in three straight games. ... RB Doug Martin has 195 yards rushing and one TD vs. Eagles in last two games. ... WR Mike Evans has 27 catches for 488 yards in last four games. ... Tampa is tied for second in NFL with nine fumble recoveries. Bucs have scored 67 points off 16 takeaways. ... Eagles QB Mark Sanchez needs 334 yards passing to reach 15,000. ... RB DeMarco Murray has 596 rushing/receiving yards in last five games. ... Since 2013, Philly offense has eclipsed 400 yards a league-leading 26 times. ... Fantasy Tip: Buccaneers Doug Martin could have big day against run defense that has allowed 100-yard rushers twice in past three games. DALLAS 27 AT M IAMI 45 SERIES: Dolphins lead 7-6 LAST MEETING: Cowboys beat Dolphins 20-19, Nov. 24, 2011 STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Dolphins interim coach Dan Campbell started 30 games at tight end for Cowboys in 2003-05. ... Since Week 2 of 2014, Cowboys are 15-3 when Tony Romo starts and 0-8 when he doesnt. Romo returns from missing seven games with collarbone injury. ... In the last five games, the Cowboys have averaged just over 14 points a game, second-worst in the NFL in that span. ... Dolphins run only 35 percent of time, third lowest in league. ... Dolphins rank next to last in NFL in third-down conversion (29.5 percent) and last in fourth-down conversion (2 for 12). ... Fantasy Tip: Dolphins rookie RB Jay Ajayi, who has 89 yards in 11 carries since returning from chest injury two weeks ago, might be ready for breakout game. „ Associated Press 2MINUTE DRILLExcerpts from what columnists around the nation are writing:NO WINNERS YET IN THE BRADFORD-FOR-FOLES TRADESwapping Sam Bradford and Nick Foles seemed like a good idea, at least to the St. Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles. The Rams sending Bradford, a former No. 1 draft pick, to Philadelphia for Foles, who once appeared to be the prime beneficiary of coach Chip Kellys fast-break offense, was among the titanic maneuvers on the opening day of trades and free agent signings last offseason. As of this week, though, it doesnt seem like such a great move for either team. In fact, with Foles benched and Bradford hurt, the trade now appears to be a lose-lose scenario. Case Keenum takes over as the Rams starter today at Baltimore. Keenum has made 10 NFL starts, all for the Houston Texans, and has a career passer rating of 76.8. The fact that coach Jeff Fisher feels the Rams best chance comes with Keenum at quarterback speaks to how unproductive Foles has been. Bradfords contract runs only through this season. He has started every game for the Eagles after playing only 49 of a possible 80 games in his five injury-plagued years with the Rams. But that could end this week, with Mark Sanchez potentially in line to start against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. „ Mark Maske The Washington PostLESS TRAINING THE SOURCE OF RECENT NFL INJURIES?Former Charger Nick Hardwick is a thinker whos thankful he still can assimilate, and so hes capable of some great thoughts as to why NFL players are dropping like so much fall foliage. Still, we cant know for sure, not even the kings horses and kings men. Maybe the Chargers havent brought in faith healers, palming players foreheads. But its safe to say they have done just about everything but smear blood around their doors to stave off the injury plague that has crawled through the NFLs streets as if ordered by an angry Moses. Nothings worked. Its a shame, really, that Pope Francis didnt have their Murphy Canyon infirmary on his U.S. itinerary. Theres a league-wide epidemic. Pandemic. Its widespread, OK? Theories abound, but one seems to stand out, in that so much of this bad stuff has gone on since the 2011 signing of the collective bargaining agreement that cut back the amount of time players can work out at their facilities during the offseason. Cracking open the nutshell, players arent allowed to spend nearly the amount of time under club supervision that they did before the CBA. So theyre either doing work on their own and not doing it right, or not doing enough. There are fewer days of practice and less time in pads, which may be leading to poor tackling and, hence, bad football. „ Nick Canepa The San Diego Union-TribuneSTOP CAMS DANCING BY STOPPING HIS SCORINGCam Newton this season has been on MVP levels as a passer, runner and, as weve seen throughout his career, a dancer. In his fifth season with the Carolina Panthers, opposing defenses have taken note to the quarterbacks gift in all three facets. Yes, even his dancing. The Tennessee Titans took offense to Newtons celebration following a two-yard touchdown run to seal a 27-10 victory on Sunday. Newton walked up to the back of the end zone and, as he often has this year, broke out the dab, a popular dance that originated from Newtons hometown of Atlanta. Linebacker Avery Williamson furiously charged at Newton, who continued dabbing at Williamson. Players in the Washington Redskins locker room for the most part didnt mind Newtons exuberant moves, but they know theres only one way to avoid the situation stop the 6-foot-5, 245 quarterback from scoring on Sunday. He almost looks like LeBron James on the damn field,Ž Redskins defensive end Ricky Jean Francois said. We cant let him start getting his groove, because if he do, he will be dabbing all day. You see what he did to Tennessee or every game he damn near played in.Ž „ The Washington Post GAME OF THE WEEK BENGALS AT CARDINALS 8:30 p.m. NBC Cardinals by 2 ½ Carson Palmer was the top pick in the 2003 draft by the Bengals and ranks second in the NFL in passer rating (108). His replace ment, Andy Dalton, is fourth (104.6). GAME OF THE WEAK RAMS AT RAVENS 1 p.m. No local TV Pick em Nothing goes right for the Ravens, who at least face a new quarterback as Rams coach Jeff Fisher benched Nick Foles, who missed open receivers all over last week. AROUND THE STATE BUCCANEERS AT EAGLES 1 p.m. FOX Eagles by 7 Despite similar records, the Eagles will be tied for the NFC East lead if they win, while the Buccaneers can barely see Carolin a at the top of the NFC South. COWBOYS AT DOLPHINS 1 p.m. No local TV Cowboys by 1 ½ Tonys back. And fans of Americas Team expect Romo to save their season. Dallas dropped all seven games he missed, but Romo st ill believes 2015 is salvagable. AROUND THE NFL RAIDERS AT LIONS 1 p.m. No local TV Lions by 1 Coming off their win in Green Bay, probably the biggest upset of the season, the Lions have been a .500 team since starting 0-5 . The Raiders have lost two straight. COLTS AT FALCONS 1 p.m. No local TV Falcons by 4 The Colts are 2-0 with Matt Hasselbeck starting for Andrew Luck, who is out for this one. Atlanta WR Julio Jones is coming off his fifth 100 yard game of the season. BRONCOS AT BEARS 1 p.m. No local TV Broncos by 3 John Fox facing the team he led to four straight AFC West titles is overshadowed by the Peyton Manning saga. Brock Osweiler get s his first start in his fourth season. JETS AT TEXANS 1 p.m. CBS (Fort Myers affiliate) Jets by 2 ½Two teams headed in opposite directions, with New York dropping three of four, Houston winning three of four. New York has emer ged victorious in five of six in the series.REDSKINS AT PANTHERS 1 p.m. No local TV Panthers by 7 ½ The Skins have turned it around, moving within a game of the NFC East lead. They will be tested by the Panthers, who have the b est record in franchise history. CHIEFS AT CHARGERS 4:05 p.m. CBS (Tampa affiliate) Chiefs by 3 While the Chiefs have three consecutive wins based on defense and Alex Smith avoiding picks, the Chargers have sunk into San Di ego Bay with five straight defeats. PACKERS AT VIKINGS 4:25 p.m. FOX Pick em Minnesota has won five in a row to surge past slumping Green Bay in the NFC North. The Packers come into the game not favored f or the first time all season. 49ERS AT SEAHAWKS 4:25 p.m. FOX Seahawks by 10 The two powers of the NFC West in recent years, and neither has a winning record. Still, this is a nasty rivalry in which the S eahawks have won four in a row. MONDAY NIGHT BILLS AT PATRIOTS 8:30 p.m. ESPN Patriots by 7 ½The Patriots have won 27 of the last 31 meetings dating back to 2000, Brady has 24 regular-season wins against the Bills „ more than against any other opponent in his career. „ Associated PressGRIDIRON GRID NFL: SpotlightHave arm, will travelORCHARD PARK, N.Y. „ Josh Johnson thumbs through the array of Buffalo Bills-themed T-shirts, pullovers and sweatpants that hang at his locker. Almost everything he wears is provided by the team „ his fourth since April. Johnson, like other NFL vagabonds, needs to be ready to move quickly, particularly this year. He signed with Cincinnati in April, then had a 10-day stint with the Jets that ended Sept. 5. There was a 12-day stretch during which he was signed and cut twice by Indianapolis, before “nally landing in Buffalo on Oct. 13. His family back home in Oakland could barely keep track. Sometimes it happens pretty fast,Ž Johnson said. So I just move and tell them, Oh, Im here now.Ž He rents when possible, or lives out of hotel rooms. He hoards airline points, which become a perk come vacation time „ I know Im Medallion status,Ž Johnson said. Most of all, the job of a journeyman requires staying upbeat to appreciate that getting cut one day can lead to a new opportunity the next. For every Tom Brady, Eli Manning or Philip Rivers who have enjoyed the luxury of playing for one team, there have been dozens more like Johnson, hop-scotching the continent in a game of quarterback musical chairs. Occasionally, they get a shot to win the job, or at least audition for another team when the starter is hurt. Others become fan favorites when the starter is struggling. Drew Brees rarely used backup, Luke McCown, even starred in a commercial about backups not getting a chance to shine. J.T. OSullivan might be the poster boy of the vagabond bunch. Selected in the sixth round of the 2002 draft by New Orleans, OSullivan ended up being a member of 10 NFL teams, had two stints with the now-defunct NFL Europa Frankfurt Galaxy and ended his career in 2013 after being released following one season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Its a constant battle of being OK with rejection and failure, but also kind of enjoying the adversity,Ž OSullivan said. Nobody wants to get cut, but I mean, come on, youre playing quarterback in the NFL. ... Its a fun, exhilarating, crazy ride.ŽBy JOHN WAWROWASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOSan Francisco 49ers quarterback J.T. OSullivan passes during NFL football training camp July 29, 2008, in Santa Clara, Calif. Selected in the sixth round of the 2002 draft by New Orleans, OSullivan ended up being a member of 10 NFL teams, had two stint s with the now-defunct NFL Europa Frankfurt Galaxy and ended his career in 2013.Journeyman QBs hop the continent searching for workThen the Bucs tried one more look, benching their starters and installing Moore and rookie Jude Adjei-Barimah as starters. On the “rst play against the Giants on Nov. 8, Moore intercepted an Eli Manning throw, and he hasnt had a snap off in two games since, becoming the answer to a problem that had haunted the Bucs for two months. You cant discount the play of our corners,Ž defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said Thursday. That makes all the difference in the world in our league when you have to match up with some of these really good receivers. Its a combination of things, but I would point to our secondary as much as anything.Ž The Bucs treat their outside cornerbacks and nickels (or slot corners) as distinct positions that have separate coaches, unlike most teams. The nickel must be versatile, able to drop in pass coverage, blitz the quarterback and help in support against the run game. Moore has the ”exibility to play both positions. He opened camp at corner before settling in at nickel at the start of the season. Coach Lovie Smith said Moore is an intelligent player. You have to have a little bit of knowledge to be able to (play both),Ž Smith said. We like him at the cornerback position, playing the ball. He has good hands. ƒ Whether its man coverage, zone coverage, hes done a pretty good job with it.Ž Moores Bucs contract is a show meŽ deal that could set him up for free agency if he plays well. If he continues as a starter, the Bucs will have a few months before free agency starts to try to work out an extension.BUCSFROM PAGE 1


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 SP Page 7 Sports on TVAUTO RACING3 p.m. NBC, NBCSN„ NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, The Ford EcoBoost 400, at HomesteadCOLLEGE BASKETBALL12:30 p.m. ESPNU „ Harvard at Boston College 1 p.m. ESPN „ 2K Classic, TBA 2:30 p.m. ESPNU „ Puerto Rico Tip-O, 5th place game, TBA 3:30 p.m. ESPN2 „ 2K Classic, TBA 4:30 p.m. ESPNU „ Puerto Rico Tip-O, 3rd place game, TBA FS1 „ FS1 „ Akron at Villanova 4:40 p.m. ESPNEWS „ Yale at SMU 5:30 p.m. ESPN2 „ Hall of Fame Tip-O, championship, TBA 7 p.m. ESPNU „ Gildan Charleston Classic, 3rd place game, TBA 7:30 p.m. ESPNU „ Puerto Rico Tip-O, championship, TBA 9:30 p.m. ESPNU „ Gildan Charleston Classic, championship, TBA 11 p.m. ESPNU „ Stanford at St. MarysGOLF6 a.m. GOLF „ DP World Championship, nal round, at Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1 p.m. GOLF „ PGA Tour: RSM Classic, nal round, at St. Simons Island, Ga. 2 p.m. ABC „ LPGA: CME Group Tour Championship, nal round, at NaplesNFL1 p.m. FOX „ Tampa Bay at Philadelphia 8:30 p.m. NBC „ Cincinnati at ArizonaSOCCER9:30 a.m. FS1 „ Bundesliga, Hoenheim at Hertha Berlin 10:55 a.m. NBCSN „ Premier League, West Ham at Tottenham 7:30 p.m. FS1 „ MLS Playo, conference nal, TBASports on radioCOLLEGE BASKETBALL5:30 p.m. 1250 AM „ Florida at PurdueNFL1 p.m. 99.3 FM, 620 AM, 1070 AM „ Tampa Bay at Philadelphia 96 FM, 770 AM „ Dallas at Miami 8 p.m. 99.3 FM, 1070 AM „ Cincinnati at ArizonaCollege basketballMEN SOUTH Ball St. 78, Longwood 67 Barton 94, Virginia St. 89 Bellarmine 68, Christian Brothers 51 Birmingham-Southern 78, Thomas More 75 Bob Jones 83, SC-Upstate 79 Boston U. 78, South Florida 66 Coastal Carolina 116, Piedmont 35 Davidson 82, Coll. of Charleston 81 E. Kentucky 92, SC State 82 FIU 69, UT Martin 62 Florida Gulf Coast 104, Youngstown St. 101, 3OT Freed-Hardeman 97, Lindenwood (Mo.) 83 High Point 75, W. Carolina 69 Huntingdon 73, Berry 71 Lamar 77, Delaware St. 66 Liberty 86, Cent. Pennsylvania 50 Louisiana Tech 86, Grambling St. 67 Louisville 89, North Florida 61 Loyola NO 83, Faulkner 73 Maryville (Tenn.) 81, Emory & Henry 70 Middle Tennessee 69, Tennessee St. 66 Milligan 79, St. Andrews 78 Morehead St. 64, N. Kentucky 56 Morgan St. 59, Campbell 54 North Dakota 77, Bowling Green 59 Oral Roberts 74, James Madison 64 Presbyterian 95, The Citadel 79 Richmond 89, Bethune-Cookman 64 Samford 77, Kennesaw St. 65 Sewanee 67, Blackburn 50 UCF 65, UNC Greensboro 54 UNC Wilmington 80, W. Michigan 76 Union (Ky.) 81, Alice Lloyd 75 Virginia Tech 76, VMI 52 W. Kentucky 67, Stony Brook 66 Winston-Salem 73, Elizabeth City St. 68 Woord 73, Md.-Eastern Shore 63 EAST Albany (NY) 92, Oneonta 49 Bucknell 80, Manhattan 67 Canisius 87, Cornell 62 Faireld 83, Sacred Heart 79, OT Fordham 85, Fairleigh Dickinson 62 Monmouth (NJ) 82, Drexel 74 NJIT 80, Lafayette 66 Providence 94, Brown 73 Radford 64, Prairie View 56 Rhode Island 73, Cleveland St. 45 Rutgers 87, Cent. Arkansas 84 Siena 78, Bryant 59 St. Bonaventure 94, Loyola (Md.) 82 St. Francis (Pa.) 68, American U. 48 Syracuse 66, Elon 55 UConn 83, Furman 58 Wagner 87, Maine 73 MIDWEST Chicago St. 81, Trinity (Ill.) 70 Dayton 69, William & Mary 66 Evansville 93, Belmont 88 FAU 75, Miami (Ohio) 69 IPFW 87, SIU-Edwardsville 67 IUPUI 86, Kentucky St. 82 Illinois St. 72, Houston Baptist 56 Kent St. 79, Marist 72 Loyola of Chicago 69, Toledo 62 N. Illinois 100, Eureka 52 N. Iowa 71, North Carolina 67 Northeastern 79, Lipscomb 67 Notre Dame 83, Mass.-Lowell 57 W. Illinois 83, E. Illinois 63 Wichita St. 76, Emporia St. 54 SOUTHWEST Houston 97, Florida A&M 52 S. Dakota St. 76, TCU 67 S. Illinois 86, Sam Houston St. 81, OT Texas 67, Texas A&M-CC 56 Texas A&M 75, UNC Asheville 47 WEST Cal Poly 73, Austin Peay 64 Cal St.-Fullerton 67, San Diego 55 Oregon St. 71, UC Santa Barbara 59 UALR 49, San Diego St. 43 UMBC 81, N. Colorado 72 Washington 104, Penn 67BOSTON U. 78, SOUTH FLORIDA 66BOSTON U. (2-2) Dieudonne 5-11 2-2 12, Mbargorba 0-0 0-0 0, Papale 6-11 0-2 17, Mosely 6-14 5-6 21, Foreman 3-6 1-2 8, E. Johnson 0-1 2-2 2, Havener 2-5 1-1 5, Go 1-2 0-0 2, Alston 5-9 1-1 11. Totals 28-59 12-16 78. SOUTH FLORIDA (0-4) Perry 2-5 1-2 5, Nunez 3-8 3-3 9, Cousins 3-8 8-11 14, Peters 6-11 4-5 16, Morillo 0-5 1-2 1, McMurray 4-9 3-4 11, Bodway 0-0 0-0 0, Guerrero 2-3 0-1 4, Zeigler 3-4 0-2 6. Totals 23-53 20-30 66. Halftime„ Boston U. 34-32. 3-Point Goals„ Boston U. 10-22 (Papale 5-9, Mosely 4-10, Foreman 1-1, Dieudonne 0-1, Go 0-1), South Florida 0-10 (Peters 0-1, Morillo 0-2, McMurray 0-3, Nunez 0-4). Fouled Out„ Dieudonne. Rebounds„ Boston U. 30 (Dieudonne, Havener 6), South Florida 41 (Cousins 12). Assists„ Boston U. 17 (Dieudonne 5), South Florida 8 (Peters 4). Total Fouls„ Boston U. 21, South Florida 17. A„ 2,903.UCF 65, UNC-GREENSBORO 54UNC-GREENSBORO (2-1) Smith 6-14 0-0 15, Locke 3-11 0-0 7, White 2-8 0-0 4, Baldwin 2-12 0-0 4, Byrd 3-10 0-0 9, Lamot 2-5 1-1 6, Muhammad 0-0 0-0 0, Alonso 3-9 2-2 9, Burgess 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-69 3-3 54. UCF (1-2) A. Davis 1-5 0-1 2, S. Davis 9-15 0-0 23, Fall 5-8 2-3 12, Walker 1-7 0-0 2, Henriquez 5-9 1-2 13, Williams 0-2 0-0 0, Eanayi 0-2 0-0 0, McSpadden 0-1 0-0 0, McBride 4-5 0-0 8, Blair 2-4 1-2 5. Totals 27-58 4-8 65. Halftime„ UCF 29-28. 3-Point Goals„ UNC-Greensboro 9-34 (Smith 3-6, Byrd 3-10, Lamot 1-3, Locke 1-4, Alonso 1-6, White 0-2, Baldwin 0-3), UCF 7-21 (S. Davis 5-8, Henriquez 2-6, A. Davis 0-1, McSpadden 0-1, Eanayi 0-1, Williams 0-1, Walker 0-3). Fouled Out„ None. Rebounds„ UNC-Greensboro 35 (Baldwin 11), UCF 46 (Walker 11). Assists„ UNC-Greensboro 12 (Baldwin 6), UCF 18 (Walker 7). Total Fouls„ UNC-Greensboro 15, UCF 7. A„ 3,607.FLORIDA GULF COAST 104, YOUNGSTOWN ST. 101, 3OTYOUNGSTOWN ST. (0-3) Donlan 3-11 2-2 9, Umude 6-11 0-1 12, Frantz 1-4 0-0 2, Hain 2-6 7-10 11, Santiago 5-15 3-4 17, Haygood 2-2 0-0 4, Davis 2-4 0-0 5, Morse 7-16 12-15 28, Andrews 3-10 3-3 11, Kaufman 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 32-84 2735 101. FLORIDA GULF COAST (2-1) DeBose 4-14 4-7 14, Terrell 4-18 2-2 12, Cvjeticanin 1-11 0-2 3, Norelia 12-20 10-16 34, Simmons 1-1 0-0 2, Reid 5-9 6-8 18, Johnson 1-4 0-0 2, Mickle 4-5 1-3 9, Tucker 3-6 3-4 10. Totals 35-88 26-42 104. Halftime„ Youngstown St. 42-33. End Of Regulation„ Tied 69. End Of 1st Overtime„Tied 84. End Of 2nd Overtime„ Tied 91. 3-Point Goals„ Youngstown St. 10-33 (Santiago 4-10, Morse 2-6, Andrews 2-6, Davis 1-3, Donlan 1-4, Frantz 0-2, Hain 0-2), Florida Gulf Coast 8-32 (DeBose 2-5, Reid 2-5, Terrell 2-9, Tucker 1-2, Cvjeticanin 1-10, Johnson 0-1). Fouled Out„ Andrews, Hain, Kaufman, Umude. Rebounds„ Youngstown St. 54 (Donlan, Umude 10), Florida Gulf Coast 61 (Norelia, Terrell 18). Assists„ Youngstown St. 13 (Hain, Santiago 3), Florida Gulf Coast 21 (Reid 9). Total Fouls„ Youngstown St. 31, Florida Gulf Coast 25. A„ 3,562.FLORIDA ST. 83, DEPAUL 67FLORIDA ST. (3-1) Bacon 6-7 6-7 19, Beasley 3-7 4-4 11, Bojanovsky 0-2 2-2 2, Rathan-Mayes 0-6 2-2 2, Brandon 2-5 3-6 7, Cofer 3-3 0-0 6, Bookert 3-5 0-0 7, Bell 2-3 4-6 9, Mann 3-4 1-3 7, Koumadje 2-2 1-1 5, Smith 3-4 1-2 8, Saxton 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 27-51 24-33 83. DEPAUL (1-3) Stimage 1-1 0-0 2, Henry 7-9 0-0 15, Garrett Jr. 3-9 5-6 12, Cain 2-8 1-2 5, Gazi 2-9 2-5 6, Curington 0-1 0-0 0, Wood 1-2 0-0 2, Molinari 0-0 0-0 0, Phillips 0-0 1-4 1, Dolins 0-0 0-0 0, Scott 0-1 0-0 0, Simpson 7-10 1-2 20, Barry 0-0 0-3 0, Ryckbosch 1-2 0-1 2, Hanel 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 25-55 10-23 67. Halftime„ Florida St. 43-26. 3-Point Goals„ Florida St. 5-15 (Smith 1-1, Bacon 1-1, Bell 1-1, Bookert 1-2, Beasley 1-3, Brandon 0-1, Saxton 0-3, Rathan-Mayes 0-3), DePaul 7-17 (Simpson 5-5, Henry 1-1, Garrett Jr. 1-5, Wood 0-1, Curington 0-1, Gazi 0-4). Fouled Out„ Koumadje. Rebounds„ Florida St. 37 (Bacon, Beasley, Koumadje 5), DePaul 29 (Cain 6). Assists„ Florida St. 13 (Rathan-Mayes 8), DePaul 9 (Gazi 3). Total Fouls„ Florida St. 22, DePaul 27. A„ 2,205. WOMEN SOUTH Armstrong St. 68, Newberry 55 Augusta 83, Paine 68 Bellarmine 84, Lee 76 Campbell 62, Mount St. Marys 53 Campbellsville 70, Georgetown (Ky.) 66 Carson-Newman 70, Columbus St. 68 Cent. Arkansas 61, Murray St. 51 Cumberland (Tenn.) 71, Mid-Am Christian 63 Cumberlands 98, Hiwassee 36 E. Kentucky 91, W. Carolina 62 E. Mennonite 78, Berry 63 ETSU 69, Brevard 46 Florida 84, Kennesaw St. 57 Francis Marion 60, Pfeier 48 Freed-Hardeman 65, Lindenwood (Ill.) 47 Furman 70, Clemson 49 Guilford 69, Denison 61 Jackson St. 71, Jacksonville St. 65 Jacksonville 51, Dartmouth 44 Kentucky St. 79, Kentucky Wesleyan 59 LSU 59, Long Beach St. 53 Lander 107, St. Augustines 62 Limestone 62, Mars Hill 55 Lindsey Wilson 96, Central St. (Ohio) 92 Louisiana Tech 76, Stephen F. Austin 44 Loyola NO 76, Faulkner 61 Marietta 67, Centre 47 Milligan 84, St. Andrews 48 Mississippi St. 107, Grambling St. 43 Morehead St. 99, Georgia St. 90 N. Kentucky 83, Marquette 78 North Carolina 64, Iona 52 Northwestern St. 94, LSU-Alexandria 65 Purdue 70, North Florida 47 Rhodes 61, Rust 48 Samford 53, Shorter 33 Shaw 114, Belmont Abbey 53 Spring Hill 83, Mississippi College 76 Stetson 62, Bethune-Cookman 38 UNC-Greensboro 82, High Point 72 Union (Ky.) 96, Columbia (SC) 56 Virginia Union 95, Mount Olive 67 W. Kentucky 71, Louisville 69 Yale 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 58 EAST Alabama St. 57, Siena 53 Boston College 58, Boston U. 37 Brown 72, Morgan St. 45 Bryant 68, Vermont 52 Bucknell 61, Manhattan 56 Bualo 56, UMass 48 Canisius 77, St. Francis (Pa.) 52 Faireld 61, Sacred Heart 50 Loyola (Md.) 75, Norfolk St. 67 Oakland 77, Niagara 67 Quinnipiac 74, Holy Cross 61 Robert Morris 76, La Salle 45 Seton Hall 66, Saint Josephs 54 UMBC 58, Rider 53 MIDWEST Cincinnati 54, Bowling Green 51 E. Michigan 78, Texas Rio Grande Valley 56 Florida Gulf Coast 82, Akron 64 Green Bay 58, Vanderbilt 56 IUPUI 70, VCU 69 Illinois 94, UT Martin 74 Miami 77, Loyola of Chicago 50 Michigan St. 79, Idaho St. 60 Nebraska 88, NC Central 47 Nebraska-Omaha 51, Indiana St. 50 Notre Dame 75, S. Dakota St. 64 Ohio 75, Winthrop 54 SC-Upstate 84, IPFW 81 Wright St. 77, Austin Peay 56 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 79, UTSA 60 Arizona St. 64, SMU 57 Texas 70, Rice 47 Texas A&M 82, TCU 78 Texas St. 64, North Texas 62 WEST New Mexico 84, Sacramento St. 71 San Diego 59, Arizona 54 Santa Clara 68, Air Force 34 Stanford 84, George Washington 63 UNLV 72, UC Irvine 52 Utah Valley 77, Dixie St. 63 Warner Pacic 76, Portland St. 64Pro hockeyNHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 21 15 4 2 32 74 48 Ottawa 20 10 5 5 25 61 57 Detroit 21 11 8 2 24 49 52 LIGHTNING 22 10 9 3 23 53 50 Boston 19 10 8 1 21 62 56 PANTHERS 20 8 8 4 20 54 53 Bualo 20 8 10 2 18 43 55 Toronto 21 7 10 4 18 48 58 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 20 15 3 2 32 63 38 Washington 19 13 5 1 27 61 44 Pittsburgh 20 12 8 0 24 45 46 N.Y. Islanders 20 10 7 3 23 57 49 New Jersey 19 10 8 1 21 47 48 Philadelphia 20 6 9 5 17 35 58 Columbus 21 8 13 0 16 52 66 Carolina 19 6 10 3 15 36 55 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 21 17 4 0 34 74 50 St. Louis 21 13 6 2 28 57 52 Minnesota 19 11 5 3 25 57 51 Nashville 19 11 5 3 25 53 48 Chicago 20 11 7 2 24 54 49 Winnipeg 21 10 9 2 22 57 65 Colorado 20 7 12 1 15 56 61 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Los Angeles 19 12 7 0 24 48 41 San Jose 20 12 8 0 24 54 48 Arizona 20 10 9 1 21 55 59 Vancouver 20 7 7 6 20 56 54 Anaheim 21 7 10 4 18 38 55 Calgary 21 8 12 1 17 50 75 Edmonton 20 7 12 1 15 55 63 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Fridays results Toronto 2, Carolina 1, SO Columbus 4, Nashville 0 Detroit 3, Los Angeles 2 Montreal 5, N.Y. Islanders 3 Calgary 2, Chicago 1, OT Edmonton 5, New Jersey 1 Saturdays results Boston 2, Toronto 0 Ottawa 4, Philadelphia 0 LIGHTNING 5, Anaheim 0 N.Y. Rangers 5, PANTHERS 4, OT San Jose 3, Pittsburgh 1 Washington 7, Colorado 3 Winnipeg 3, Arizona 2 Detroit 4, St. Louis 3, OT Dallas 3, Bualo 0 Minnesota 4, Nashville 0 Chicago at Vancouver, late Todays games Los Angeles at Carolina, 1 p.m. San Jose at Columbus, 5 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Mondays games St. Louis at Bualo, 7 p.m. Nashville at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Carolina at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Washington, 7 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at PANTHERS, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OL SL Pct Pts GF GA W.B./Scranton 13 2 0 0 .867 26 62 32 Bridgeport 13 4 1 0 .750 27 60 43 Hershey 9 5 0 3 .618 21 45 50 Hartford 8 8 2 0 .500 18 43 53 Springeld 7 7 1 0 .500 15 42 46 Portland 7 8 0 0 .467 14 47 48 Lehigh Valley 7 9 1 0 .441 15 53 48 Providence 4 8 3 1 .375 12 43 56 North Division W L OL SL Pct Pts GF GA Toronto 13 3 1 0 .794 27 68 41 Albany 9 4 3 0 .656 21 47 35 St. Johns 9 5 3 1 .611 22 58 64 Syracuse 8 5 1 1 .600 18 38 41 Rochester 7 9 1 0 .441 15 38 63 Utica 5 8 1 1 .400 12 39 45 Binghamton 5 9 1 0 .367 11 44 51 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W L OL SL Pct Pts GF GA Lake Erie 10 3 0 2 .733 22 44 37 Milwaukee 11 4 1 0 .719 23 48 42 Chicago 8 3 1 1 .692 18 47 37 Rockford 9 4 1 2 .656 21 44 44 Charlotte 7 8 0 0 .467 14 46 51 Grand Rapids 5 8 0 1 .393 11 31 45 Manitoba 3 9 1 1 .286 8 23 37 Iowa 3 13 1 2 .237 9 33 62 Pacic Division W L OL SL Pct Pts GF GA Ontario 10 2 2 0 .786 22 44 28 San Antonio 9 2 4 0 .733 22 52 42San Diego 9 6 0 1 .594 19 46 47 Texas 9 7 0 1 .559 19 69 55 Bakerseld 7 6 0 1 .536 15 38 40 San Jose 5 6 0 2 .462 12 30 38 Stockton 4 5 0 2 .455 10 28 29 Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Fridays results St. Johns 4, Syracuse 3, OT Albany 4, Springeld 0 Grand Rapids 7, San Diego 4 Hershey 3, Portland 2 Hartford 3, Utica 2 Binghamton 3, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1 Lehigh Valley 4, Providence 1 Rochester 3, Bridgeport 2, OT Milwaukee 2, Rockford 1, SO Bakerseld 2, Manitoba 1 Lake Erie 3, Iowa 2 Ontario 4, San Antonio 3 Texas 6, Charlotte 2 Saturdays results Lake Erie at Iowa, 1:30 p.m. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Albany, 5 p.m. Rochester at Toronto, 5 p.m. Syracuse at St. Johns, 6 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Hartford, 7 p.m. Portland at Hershey, 7 p.m. Providence at Springeld, 7 p.m. Bridgeport at Utica, 7 p.m. San Diego at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Grand Rapids at Chicago, 8 p.m. Ontario at Texas, 8 p.m. San Jose at Stockton, 10:30 p.m. Todays games Utica at Hartford, 3 p.m. Bakerseld at Manitoba, 3 p.m. Binghamton at Toronto, 3 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Providence, 3:05 p.m. Springeld at Bridgeport, 5 p.m. Charlotte at San Antonio, 5 p.m. Iowa at Chicago, 5 p.m. Lake Erie at Rockford, 5 p.m. ECHL EASTERN CONFERENCE East Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Adirondack 12 10 2 0 0 20 41 24 Manchester 14 8 6 0 0 16 45 41 Reading 14 8 6 0 0 16 52 40 Elmira 15 8 7 0 0 16 43 52 Norfolk 16 5 11 0 0 10 40 54 North Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Wheeling 16 9 6 1 0 19 54 48 Toledo 15 7 5 0 3 17 43 43 Kalamazoo 16 7 8 1 0 15 44 57 Brampton 13 5 7 1 0 11 38 42 South Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Florida 18 12 6 0 0 24 69 40 Orlando 14 9 3 1 1 20 55 44 S. Carolina 16 8 6 1 1 18 36 36 Atlanta 14 7 6 1 0 15 40 52 Greenville 15 6 8 1 0 13 39 57 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Missouri 15 12 2 0 1 25 47 26 Allen 16 11 5 0 0 22 50 41 Wichita 15 5 9 0 1 11 29 45 Tulsa 12 4 6 1 1 10 27 32 Midwest Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Indy 13 9 3 1 0 19 39 31 Cincinnati 14 8 3 2 1 19 41 29 Quad City 16 7 6 1 2 17 46 46 Fort Wayne 13 7 6 0 0 14 42 39 Evansville 12 3 9 0 0 6 24 40 West Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Utah 15 9 5 1 0 19 46 41 Rapid City 13 6 5 1 1 14 34 42 Idaho 16 5 7 4 0 14 46 55 Colorado 15 5 8 2 0 12 41 42 Alaska 17 5 10 0 2 12 43 55 Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Fridays results Elmira 5, Reading 4 Greenville 3, South Carolina 2 Manchester 2, Norfolk 1 Toledo 3, Brampton 2 Wheeling 5, Florida 3 Indy 2, Cincinnati 1 Fort Wayne 3, Kalamazoo 1 Missouri 5, Tulsa 4, OT Quad City 4, Alaska 2 Allen 3, Wichita 0 Orlando 6, Evansville 4 Colorado 5, Idaho 4, OT Rapid City 5, Utah 1 Saturdays results Florida 5, Wheeling 2 Manchester 5, Norfolk 1 South Carolina 3, Atlanta 0 Elmira 5, Reading 4 Toledo 6, Fort Wayne 4 Indy 3, Quad City 2 Orlando 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Missouri at Wichita, late Tulsa at Allen, late Kalamazoo at Evansville, late Utah at Rapid City, late Idaho at Colorado, late Sundays games Fort Wayne at Brampton, 2 p.m. Norfolk at Manchester, 3 p.m. Allen at Tulsa, 5:05 p.m. Indy at Quad City, 5:05 p.m.Pro basketballNBA Glance EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Boston 7 5 .583 „ New York 8 6 .571 „ Toronto 8 6 .571 „ Brooklyn 2 11 .154 5½ Philadelphia 0 14 .000 8 Southeast W L Pct GB Miami 8 4 .667 „ Atlanta 9 6 .600 ½ Washington 6 4 .600 1 Charlotte 7 6 .538 1½ Orlando 6 7 .462 2½ Central W L Pct GB Cleveland 10 3 .769 „ Chicago 8 4 .667 1½ Indiana 8 5 .615 2 Detroit 7 6 .538 3 Milwaukee 5 8 .385 5 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 10 3 .769 „ Dallas 9 4 .692 1 Memphis 7 7 .500 3½ Houston 5 9 .357 5½ New Orleans 2 11 .154 8 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 7 6 .538 „ Utah 6 6 .500 ½ Denver 6 7 .462 1 Minnesota 5 8 .385 2 Portland 5 9 .357 2½ Pacic W L Pct GB Golden State 14 0 1.000 „ Phoenix 7 5 .583 6 L.A. Clippers 6 6 .500 7 Sacramento 5 9 .357 9 L.A. Lakers 2 10 .167 11 Fridays results Charlotte 113, Philadelphia 88 Boston 120, Brooklyn 95 Detroit 96, Minnesota 86 New Orleans 104, San Antonio 90 Memphis 96, Houston 84 New York 93, Oklahoma City 90 Dallas 102, Utah 93 Phoenix 114, Denver 107 Portland 102, L.A. Clippers 91 Golden State 106, Chicago 94 Toronto 102, L.A. Lakers 91 Saturdays results Sacramento 97, Orlando 91 Indiana 123, Milwaukee 86 Cleveland 109, Atlanta 97 Washington 97, Detroit 95 New York 107, Houston 102 Miami 96, Philadelphia 91 San Antonio 92, Memphis 82 Todays games Toronto at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. Phoenix at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Boston at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. Dallas at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Golden State at Denver, 8 p.m. Portland at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Mondays games Orlando at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Sacramento at Charlotte, 7 p.m. New York at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Detroit at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Phoenix at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Utah, 9 p.m.SoccerMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER PLAYOFF CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP Eastern Conference New York vs. Columbus Leg 1 „ Today: New York at Columbus, 5 p.m. Leg 2 „ Nov. 29: Columbus at New York, 7:30 p.m. Western Conference FC Dallas vs. Portland Leg 1 „ Today: FC Dallas at Portland, 5 or 7:30 p.m. Leg 2 „ Nov. 29: Portland at FC Dallas, 5 or 7:30 p.m. TennisBARCLAYS ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS At O2 Arena, London Purse: $7 million Surface: Hard-Indoor Seminals Singles Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Rafael Nadal (5), Spain, 6-3, 6-3. Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Stan Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, 7-5, 6-3.Pro footballNFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 9 0 0 1.000 303 169 Bualo 5 4 0 .556 231 207 N.Y. Jets 5 4 0 .556 217 184 DOLPHINS 4 5 0 .444 191 225 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 4 5 0 .444 200 227 Houston 4 5 0 .444 184 211 JAGUARS 4 6 0 .400 211 268 Tennessee 2 8 0 .200 182 233 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 8 1 0 .889 235 152 Pittsburgh 6 4 0 .600 236 191 Baltimore 2 7 0 .222 210 236 Cleveland 2 8 0 .200 186 277 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 7 2 0 .778 205 168 Kansas City 4 5 0 .444 224 195 Oakland 4 5 0 .444 227 241 San Diego 2 7 0 .222 210 249 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA N.Y. Giants 5 5 0 .500 273 253 Washington 4 5 0 .444 205 209 Philadelphia 4 5 0 .444 212 184 Dallas 2 7 0 .222 166 214 South W L T Pct PF PA Carolina 9 0 0 1.000 255 175 Atlanta 6 3 0 .667 229 190 BUCS 4 5 0 .444 191 237 New Orleans 4 6 0 .400 255 315 North W L T Pct PF PA Minnesota 7 2 0 .778 198 154 Green Bay 6 3 0 .667 219 185 Chicago 4 5 0 .444 199 234 Detroit 2 7 0 .222 167 261 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 7 2 0 .778 302 185 St. Louis 4 5 0 .444 166 183 Seattle 4 5 0 .444 199 179 San Francisco 3 6 0 .333 126 223 Thursdays results JAGUARS 19, Tennessee 13 Todays games N.Y. Jets at Houston, 1 p.m. Denver at Chicago, 1 p.m. Oakland at Detroit, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Atlanta, 1 p.m. BUCS at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Dallas at DOLPHINS, 1 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 1 p.m. Kansas City at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. San Francisco at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 4:25 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 8:30 p.m. Open: Cleveland, N.Y. Giants, New Orleans, Pittsburgh Mondays Game Bualo at New England, 8:30 p.m. CFL Todays games Division Finals East Division Hamilton at Ottawa, 1 p.m. West Division Calgary at Edmonton, 4:30 p.m.TransactionsFOOTBALLNational Football League DALLAS COWBOYS „ Activated QB Tony Romo from injured reserve-return. HOUSTON TEXANS „ Signed RB Akeem Hunt from the practice squad. NEW YORK JETS „ Activated WR Quincy Enunwa from the suspended list. Signed DE Mike Catapano from the practice squad. Placed RB Zac Stacy on injured reserve. Waived S Ronald Martin. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS „ Signed WR Tyrell Williams from the practice squad. Waived TE Sean McGrath. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS „ Placed QB Colin Kaepernick on injured reserve. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS „ Waived RB Bryce Brown. Signed LB Eric Pinkins from the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS „ Recalled D Shane OBrien from San Diego (AHL). ARIZONA COYOTES „ Recalled G Marek Langhamer from Rapid City (ECHL). American Hockey League BAKERSFIELD CONDORS „ Announced RW Andrew Miller was assigned to the team by Edmonton (NHL). ECHL READING ROYALS „ Announced D Jesper Pettersson was reassigned to the Lehigh Valley (AHL) LineNBAFAVORITE LINE OFU UNDERDOG LA CLIPPERS 6 (207) Toronto NEW ORLEANS 1 (211) Phoenix Boston 5 (204½) BROOKLYN THUNDER OFF (OFF) Dallas Golden State 11½ (213½) DENVER Portland 3 (203) LA LAKERSCOLLEGE BASKETBALLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG BOSTON COLL 4½ Harvard VILLANOVA 16 Akron SMU 13 Yale OREGON 5 Valparaiso Fresno St 5 RICE SAINT MARYS, CA 5½ Stanford MISSISSIPPI ST 7½ Missouri St MINNESOTA Pk Texas Tech UTAH 4½ Temple MIAMI 3½ Butler Towson St 1½ BRADLEY MISSISSIPPI 4 Seton Hall Oklahoma St 4½ LONG BEACH ST VIRGINIA 18 George Mason VA COMMON 1 Wisconsin DUKE 6 GeorgetownNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Los Angeles -140 CAROLINA +130 COLUMBUS -115 San Jose +105 MONTREAL -137 NY Islanders +127 VANCOUVER -130 New Jersey +120NFLFAVORITE O T OFU UNDERDOG CAROLINA 8 7 (44½) Washington DETROIT +1 (50) Oakland Dallas +1 1 (46) MIAMI ATLANTA 5½ 5 (47½) Indianapolis BALTIMORE +1½ 2½ (41½) St. Louis NY Jets 2½ 3½ (40) HOUSTON MINNESOTA +3 1 (44) Green Bay EAGLES 8 6 (44½) Tampa Bay Denver 5½ (40½) CHICAGO ARIZONA 3 4½ (48½) Cincinnati SEATTLE 11 13 (39½) San Francisco Kansas City 2½ 3 (44½) SAN DIEGO Monday NEW ENGLAND 9 7 (48) Bualo Home team is listed in ALL CAPS SCOREBOARD COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULETODAYS GAMES Lipscomb vs Florida Atlantic, Oxford, Ohio, noon Florida International vs Oral Roberts at Harrisonburg, Va, 1 p.m. Florida vs Puirdue, Uncasville, CT, 5:30 p.m. North Dakota at Florida Gulf Coast, 7 p.m. Miami vs Butler at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 7:30 p.m. QUICK HITSDJOKOVIC BEATS NADAL, ADVANCES TO FINAL AT BARCLAYSLONDON (AP) „ Already having the best season of his life and with only one more match to play this year, Novak Djokovic still has a chance to make some history. The top-ranked Serb defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3 Saturday in the semi“nals of the ATP “nals. Another win today against Roger Federer would make Djokovic the “rst person to win four straight titles at the season-ending tournament for the top eight players in the world. Federer, a six-time champion, reached his 10th “nal in 14 appearances by beating Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-3. Against Nadal at the O2 Arena, Djokovic showed why he is the best player in the world. The 10-time major champion lost only seven points on his serve in the “rst set and three in the second. On the receiving end, he converted three of his “ve break points, including in the “nal game of the match.FIGURE SKATINGFernandez wins gold at Rostelecom Cup : In Moscow, Javier Fernandez of Spain won the mens gold at the Rostelecom Cup Grand Prix figure skating competition, powering back from a disappointing short program. The reigning world champion wasnt able to do a quad in his short program on Friday, but opened his free skate with two of them, tacking a triple toeloop onto the second one. But his aim of doing three failed when he launched badly and fell after two rotations. Russian Adian Pitkeev picked up silver, his first Grand Prix medal, despite a troubled free skate that placed him fifth in the segment. American Ross Miner was third. In ice dancing, Canadas Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje took gold, followed by Italys Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte and Russians Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov.SKIINGGermany wins ski jumping World Cup : Germanys ski jumping team edged Slovenia to win the seasons first World Cup on home snow in Klingenthal. Andreas Wellinger, Andreas Wank, Richard Freitag and world champion Severin Freund earned a total of 1,021.9 points, beating the Slovenian team of Domen Prevc, Jurij Tepes, Anze Lanisek and Peter Prevc by 20.4 points. Peter Prevc soared 139 meters with his second jump for the days longest. Austria was third on 934.2 points and Japan fourth with 906.5. Norways Anders Fannemel and Russias Evgeniy Klimov were disqualified due to their suits not meeting regulations.SPEED SKATINGBergsma, Bloemen break records : American Heather Bergsma broke the world record in the womens 1,500 meters in the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, and Canadas Ted-Jan Bloemen shattered the mark in the mens 10,000. Bergsma, from High Point, North Carolina, finished in 1 minute, 50.85 seconds, to break the mark of 1:51.59 set by teammate Brittany Bowe last week in Calgary, Alberta. Bowe, from Ocala, also topped her previous mark with a time of 1:51.31. Bergsma also broke Bowes record in the 1,000 last week. Her world-record effort came on the heels of a third-place finish in the 500 at 37.23. Chinas Hong Zhang won the event for the second straight day, finishing in 36.82. Bowe was second in 37.08. Bloemen finished in 12:36.30 to break the record of 12:41.69 set by Sven Kramer of the Netherlands last week in Calgary. Kramer was second in 12:44.26, and fellow Dutchman Jorrit Bergsma was third in 12:53.99. Russias Pavel Kulizhnikov of Russia won the mens 1,000 in 1:06.70. On Friday, Kulizhnikov broke the mens 500 record with a time of 33.98.


Page 8 SP The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 Stadium on Friday, playing the starring role for an offense that topped 40 points for the 10th time in 12 games this season. All I can do is just thank my offensive line, thank my coaches for putting me in the right positions to make those plays,Ž Mack said afterward. I give all my credit and all my excitement to them.Ž It was a much different performance than the one that carried the Tarpons to a 58-8 victory against the Pirates in a regular-season meeting. In that Oct. 30 game, Charlotte turned four Port Charlotte turnovers into 28 points and scored three touchdowns of 20-plus yards „ a 21-yard Mack run, a 28-yard Jacob White fumble return and a 64-yard Maleek Williams run. The Mack and Williams runs were two of six plays of 20 or more yards the Pirates surrendered. Port Charlotte allowed 380 yards overall. Port Charlotte was more disciplined this time. The Tarpons totaled 29 fewer yards of offense and 17 fewer points on Friday, settling for “eld goals twice inside the red zone. Pirates quarterback Paul Barnes threw a pair interceptions, but Charlotte only scored three points off the turnovers. The only offensive mistake that turned into a Tarpons touchdown was charged to punter Devin McCormick, who fumbled the snap on a “rst-quarter punt attempt and was tackled at the 1 to set up Macks second score. Macks 64-yard touchdown run and two Brennan Simms passes „ 37 yards to Stantley Thomas on the games “rst play and 57 yards to Dee Hicks on the “nal pass attempt „ were the only Charlotte plays longer than 20 yards. In place of those explosive plays was Mack. The Tarpons defense held Port Charlotte to 21 plays and 102 yards (80 of which came on Ernest Harveys touchdown run) in the “rst half, allowing the offense to possess the ball for more than 16 of the games “rst 24 minutes. With Williams „ the second head in Charlottes two-headed rushing attack „ held without a carry due to a lingering thigh bruise, Mack rushed 15 times for 112 yards and four of his “ve scores. Hes 215 pounds and runs like that,Ž Charlotte coach Binky Waldrop said. Would you want to stand in front of him and tackle him? I wouldnt. Its special to have a bruiser like that.Ž Mack and the Tarpons will face a much tougher test in next weeks Region 6A-3 “nal at Naples, which defeated Fort Myers 37-26 on Friday. The Golden Eagles are giving up an average of fewer than 10 points per game on the season and have allowed one opponent (Green Wave sophomore Randy Smith) to top 100 yards rushing in the past six games. So can Charlottes top rusher run for another 100 yards and multiple scores on that defense? Said Mack: Im going to do what I can.ŽContact Josh Vitale at 941-206-1140 or PAGE 1 PREP SCHEDULEMONDAY Girls soccer Cardinal Mooney at Lemon Bay, 6:30 p.m. Boys soccer Lemon Bay at Cardinal Mooney, 7 p.m. Girls basketball Sarasota Military Academy at Imagine, 6 p.m. Sarasota Christian at Venice, 7 p.m. Port Charlotte at North Port, 7:30 p.m. AUTO RACING SCOREBOARDNASCAR Xnity SeriesFORD ECOBOOST 300 At Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (9) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 200 laps, 0 points, $85,343. 2. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 200, 0, $62,858. 3. (7) Erik Jones, Toyota, 200, 0, $57,863. 4. (4) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 200, 40, $48,941. 5. (5) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 200, 39, $42,390. 6. (2) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 200, 38, $37,076. 7. (10) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 200, 37, $32,254. 8. (13) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 200, 36, $32,524. 9. (14) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 200, 35, $30,930. 10. (21) Darrell Wallace Jr., Ford, 200, 34, $33,365. 11. (11) Chris Buescher, Ford, 200, 33, $29,785. 12. (6) Aric Almirola, Ford, 199, 0, $23,580. 13. (8) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 199, 31, $29,229. 14. (16) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 199, 30, $28,918. 15. (19) Dakoda Armstrong, Ford, 199, 29, $29,156. 16. (20) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 199, 28, $28,846. 17. (17) Ryan Reed, Ford, 199, 27, $28,459. 18. (25) Blake Koch, Toyota, 199, 26, $28,323. 19. (24) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 199, 25, $28,161. 20. (18) Ben Rhodes, Chevrolet, 198, 24, $28,550. 21. (15) J. J. Yeley, Toyota, 198, 23, $27,940. 22. (22) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 198, 22, $27,825. 23. (12) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, 198, 21, $27,687. 24. (28) Harrison Rhodes, Chevrolet, 197, 20, $27,576. 25. (33) David Starr, Toyota, 197, 19, $27,565. 26. (26) Mason Mingus, Chevrolet, 195, 0, $27,304. 27. (30) Anthony Kumpen, Chevrolet, 193, 17, $21,193. 28. (34) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 192, 0, $21,072. 29. (36) Eric McClure, Toyota, 190, 15, $26,921. 30. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, accident, 185, 0, $28,110. 31. (37) Josh Reaume, Chevrolet, 185, 13, $20,679. 32. (29) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, ignition, 180, 12, $26,568. 33. (40) Tim Viens, Dodge, 156, 0, $26,528. 34. (31) Mario Gosselin, Chevrolet, suspension, 88, 10, $26,466. 35. (39) Derek White, Dodge, engine, 81, 9, $26,416. 36. (38) Carlos Contreras, Chevrolet, engine, 59, 8, $24,246. 37. (23) Mike Bliss, Toyota, vibration, 44, 8, $23,246. 38. (32) B. J. McLeod, Chevrolet, vibration, 36, 0, $16,246. 39. (35) T. J. Bell, Toyota, vibration, 23, 0, $15,246. 40. (27) Je Green, Toyota, transmission, 3, 4, $14,246. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 128.266 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 20 minutes, 20 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.934 seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 26 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: K. Busch 1-27; M. Bliss 28; K. Busch 29-30; K. Larson 31-33; K. Busch 34-63; K. Larson 64-78; K. Busch 79-81; K. Larson 82-142; E. Jones 143; K. Larson 144145; K. Busch 146-147; K. Larson 148-179; A. Dillon 180-195; K. Larson 196-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K. Larson, 6 times for 118 laps; K. Busch, 5 times for 64 laps; A. Dillon, 1 time for 16 laps; E. Jones, 1 time for 1 lap; M. Bliss, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. C. Buescher, 1,190; 2. C. Elliott, 1,175; 3. T. Dillon, 1,172; 4. R. Smith, 1,168; 5. D. Suarez, 1,078; 6. E. Sadler, 1,075; 7. D . Wallace Jr., 1,071; 8. B. Scott, 1,032; 9. B. Gaughan, 1,012; 10. R. Reed, 902.NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFORD ECOBOOST 400 Race today At Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 176.655 mph. 2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 176.263. 3. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 176.062. 4. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 175.347. 5. (24) Je Gordon, Chevrolet, 175.291. 6. (21) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 175.143. 7. (19) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 175.063. 8. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 175.046. 9. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 174.678. 10. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 174.633. 11. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 174.498. 12. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 174.098. 13. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 175.444. 14. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 175.404. 15. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 175.365. 16. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 175.279. 17. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 175.239. 18. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 175.239. 19. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 175.211. 20. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 174.859. 21. (16) Greg Bie, Ford, 174.419. 22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 174.34. 23. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 174.059. 24. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 172.651. 25. (33) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 174.848. 26. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 174.115. 27. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 173.829. 28. (9) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 173.723. 29. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 173.65. 30. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 173.399. 31. (26) J. J. Yeley, Toyota, 173.199. 32. (32) Josh Wise, Ford, 172.833. 33. (7) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 172.75. 34. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 172.618. 35. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 172.463. 36. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 172.276. 37. (83) Matt DiBenedetto, Toyota, Owner Points. 38. (55) David Ragan, Toyota, Points. 39. (46) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, Points. 40. (35) Cole Whitt, Ford, Points. 41. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, Points. 42. (34) Brett Mott, Ford, Points. 43. (98) Ryan Preece, Chevrolet, Points. HOMESTEAD „ Its a Hall of Fame career that includes four championships, 93 victories and more than $150 million in winnings. He has a beautiful family, a reputation as one of the good guys and a popularity that transcends NASCAR. Now Jeff Gordon has a chance to write the ultimate Hollywood ending to whats already an illustrious career. Gordon will retire after todays season “nale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where he pushed aside a season of mediocrity and clawed his way into the championship picture. A win this month at Martinsville Speedway „ the only victory of his 23rd season „ put Gordon in the “eld of four who will race for the Sprint Cup title. In this winner-take-all format, Gordon simply has to “nish higher than reigning champion Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. to capture the “fth title that has eluded him for 14 years. Capturing his “rst title since 2001 in his “nal race would put Gordon in an elite group of athletes who went out on top: John Elway, David Robinson, Jerome Bettis and Bill Russell, just to name a few. Asked where winning the title on his “nal day of work would rank in career that stamped him on the short list of all-time greats, Gordon was left speechless. Is that even a question? Thats crazy. I mean, thats life changing,Ž he said. Im sure its been done in some sport, but I dont think its ever been done in this sport. You know, right now Im not even thinking and fathoming that. Thats too much for me to think about. I have no idea. It would be the best one I ever did, I can tell you that.Ž His win in Martinsville turned the “nal three weeks of his career into a whirlwind of party planning and preparing to host family and friends today. With anticipation growing, Gordon needed three police escorts to navigate the crowd Saturday. Buescher wins Xfinity title: Chris Buescher won the Xfinity Series championship, helping offset the sting of an unsatisfying season in Sprint Cup for Roush Fenway Racing. The 23-year-old Buescher won the title by finishing 11th Saturday in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, bringing home a fifth second-tier series crown for team owner Jack Roush. Buescher was the last driver on the lead lap and finished 15.9 seconds behind race winner Kyle Larson.Gordon seeks storybook finale AUTO RACING: NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOMESTEAD STORYLINESMichael Waltrip Racings rocky nine full years in operation ends today when the organization folds, leaving a checkered past behind as the key players move on from a disheartening final season. GoDaddy, which has sponsored Danica Patrick in some form since 2007, ends its involvement in the sport. Natures Bakery replaces GoDaddy as Patricks primary sponsor. Tony Stewart and crew chief Chad Johnston are likely teamed for the last time. Theres going to have to be a lot of changes,Ž Stewart said Sam Hornish Jr. is set for a one-and-done year at Richard Petty Motorsports. He had three top-10 finishes. Were sponsoring the boat, and paying for it. Why dont we just buy the boat?.Ž Once they bought the boat, the Vaughns remodeled it inside and out and added the USAŽ to the name. There is no sponsorship help. Joe and Terri fund everything themselves. With the exception of their driver, Karl Steger, and throttleman, Neil Wobbie, all the burden rests on their family. Its fantastic to work for a family team,Ž Steger said. Were all a very tight-knit group. Neil and I have been very good friend for 20 years, and Joe and Terri even hosted my wedding last week when we were down in Key West.Ž This weekend in the dry pits where the 2nd Amendment set up a visitor can “nd Vaughns nephew Phil Stevens, his wife Jackie and their kids Hailey and Logan. We never had kids, so theyre like our kids,Ž Terri said. Ive been helping take care of Phil since he was a year old. Now, were very close, and when they had kids, they became like our grandkids. We love to include them wherever we go.Ž The Stevens family loves to interact with the teams fans. This has been great for the kids,Ž Phil Stevens said. They get a lot of real life experience. Their teachers, when they meet them for the “rst time, they notice how well they interact with other people.Ž The 2nd Amendment USA has had a successful two years under the Vaughns ownership, but the Vaughns arent looking to cash in even though races cost an average of $10,000. Were not in this for the money,Ž Joe said. When you win a race, there is no reward for it. Its all about bringing the family aspect to the sport for us.Ž While families at the Thanksgiving table will be asking what each is has been up to the last year, the Vaughns and the Stevens know: winning world championships. Contact Bryan Levine at 941-2061126 or NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPSFriday Class 2: 1. Bat Boat; Class 3 : 1. Chris Gone Wilder, 2. 2nd Amendment USA, 3. Strictly Business; Class 4: 1. Saris Racing, 2. Mr. Technology, 3. Boxer Rescue; Class 5: 1. Wazzup II, 2. Reinforcer, 3. Pushin Tin. Class 6: 1. Smith Brothers/CRC, 2. Woah Mama, 3. BOOM Shaka Laka; Class 7: 1. Hangin N Bangin, 2. Wicked Racing, 3. Joint Mission; Extreme: 1. Can Cat Do, 2. Miss Geico. Super Cat: 1. Amsoil, 2. Cleveland Construction; Super Stock: FJ Propeller, 2. Cape Haqze Marina; Super Vee Lite: 1. LSB Racing, 2. Pirate Racing, 3. Typhoon.VAUGHNSFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY TIM KERNNeal Wobbe, the throttle man of 2nd Amendment USA, gets the boat fueled for todays world championship races. SUN PHOTO BY BRYAN LEVINEPhil, Jackie and Hailey Stevens, from left, work behind the counter at the teams merchandise booth on Saturday in Englewood.


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START THE LAST CAREER OF YOUR LIFE! with America`s Premier Real Estate CompanyJoin us for an informational evening on a Career in Real EstateTuesday November 24th 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at our Training Center 1980 Kings Hwy.(Kings Crossing Center)Port Charlotte, FLTo reserve your seat call (941)-629-1245 or Via Take our Career Assessment by visiting Careers/Career_Assessment SUNCOAST VACUUM is looking for a F/T In-store Sales/Counter Person. Apply in Person: 3500 Tamiami Trl. P.C. 33952 or email to: 2100 GENERAL ARCADIA CHEVROLET BUICKUSED CAR GSMOFFICE MANAGER BILLING MANAGER PLATTNERS PUNTA GORDA AUTO MALL New & Used Sales ManagersF&I Managerdougplattner@aol.comGM CERTIFIED & A&B TECH 2070 SALES J. MCLAUGHLIN is Hiring SALES ASSOCIATES For Our Boutique in Boca Grande. If You Have Retail Experience Send Resume to: RETAIL SALES, Trailer Sales, Cargo, Utility, PC/PG, F/T. Apply Within: 4760 TAYLORRDROYS TRAILER COUNTRY941-575-2214 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! 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FT or PT 941-204-9788 PRESS OPERATORSun Coast Press, a rapidly growing daily and commercial printing shop, has the following full time employment opportunity. PRESS OPERATOR Minimum of 5 years experience operating a Goss urbanite or community single width press. Willingness to work day/night shift, weekends & holidays. Must be proficient with back to back color registration, folder/ 1/4 folder operations. Knowledge of automatic pasters and stacker operations a plus. Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline and quality oriented environment. We offer health insurance, AFLAC, paid holidays, PTO, 401K. We are a drug & nicotine free workplace. Preemployment drug & nicotine screening required. Interested candidates please send your resume to Robin Marotta Production Manager ROOF REPAIRMAN wanted, Must have valid Florida DL and exp. Pay depends on Exp. Full Time. Call 941-474-3533 ROOFERS WANTED! SIGN O N BONUS, E mployee Incen tive program, Expd Pref. 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PORT CHARLOTTE CONV STORE 941-882-4015 LINE COOK, DISHWASHER, BUSSER. FT or PT SPINNAKER CAFE 3542 North Access Rd. Englewood OUR F/T JANITORIAL PERSON WAS PROMOTEDSO, WEARELOOKINGFORA NEWTEAMMEMBER, THIS POSITIONALSOINCLUDESLIGHT MAINTENANCEANDTHEABILITY TOBEOBSERVANT. MUST HAVEEXPERIENCE, BEABLETO LIFTUPTO50 LBS, CLIMB STAIRSANDSTANDFORLONG PERIODSOFTIME. ALSO SEEKINGTEAMMEMBERSWITHA GOODWORKETHICANDEXPERI-ENCETOJOINOURSECURITY TEAMONTHEOVERNIGHTSHIFT(7PMTO3AM). THISPOSITION COULDSUITSOMEONECHANG-INGCAREERS. BOTHPOSITIONS REQUIREWORKINGOUTDOORSIN APLEASANTENVIRONMENT. DFWP, BRIDGETOLLPAID. PLEASEINDICATEWHICH POSITIONYOUARERESPONDING TOAT: DPM@ BOCAGRANDECLUB.COM RESTAURANT & KITCHEN expd servers & busers & line cooks all positions (breakfast) . Reliable trans. Apply in person: 33 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda. SUNDAY COOK, needed for the Englewood Eagles. 250 Old Englewood Rd. Call 941-474-9802 ask for Dean. 2050 SKILLED TRADES A-1 Superior Pest Control Co. 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Free In-Home Evaluation25 Years ExperienceCALL JIMS BATHROOM GRAB BARS, LLC941-626-4296Lic. # 123956 Ins.# VGMD1014G5136-1 3 WHEELWALKER w/BASKET & BRAKES Nice $65 941-2688951 4 WHEELWALKER w/BRAKES & BASKET NICE $65 941-2688951 CARRIER, SCOOTER 50in x 28in class C receiver $95 941-505-0081 COMMODE extra wide excellent con pic.on line $35 941626-2135 COMMODE, 3 in one combo, new. c $35 941-916-9576 6038 ELECTRONICS UNDER CABINETRADIO sony excon./cd player $23 941-697-9485 6040 TV/STEREO/RADIO CAR RADIO SONY CAR SAT. 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Cell 941-526-7589 or 429-6478 MODEM MOTOROLA INTERNET Modem SB6121 Doxis3.0 $35 734-395-5219 MODEM Motorola SB5100 Works Great $15 734-395-5219 MONITOR Dell,Working older style $10 804-892-0347 PRINTER HP Office Jet incls fax-works good $25 941-830-4937 ROUTER LINKSYS WRT 54G No Power Cord $20 734-3955219 6065 CLOTHING/JEWELRY ACCESSORIES HARLEY DAVIDSON Willie.G Chaps Size Sm $150 941-276-7496 JACKET LEATHER Like new, dk brown Med 40-42 $75 941447-8982 JACKET, Leather Ladys Beige, like new, 40-42 $75 941-4478982 PURSE COACH AQUAFabric& leather $100 941-445-8958 RACE JACKET DALE JRBud 2006 red lg new $75 941-4608743 6070 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES ALEX RODRIQUEZ figure macfarland in pkg $10 941-2580810 ALWAYS BUYING ANTIQUES, ART, SILVER NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUES (941) 639-9338 ANTIQUE CLOCKS Banjo+others $120 941-833-9181 ANTIQUE LADDERBACK ROCKER circa 1862 $275 941-629-0144 BABY BUGGY wicker 100 year old 9416974942 $200 941697-4942 BACKPACKBLAIR WITCH project. 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Homecrest Outdoor $500 941-889-7592 TABLE/DESK TWO sizes, 2x4x28Žtall tan wood $50 916396-7750 TABLE for TV Mahogany Perfect cond never used $100 941-249-8834 TALL DRESSER All Wood 40x 52x 18 $200 941-460-9540 TUB CHAIR LEATHER beige good cond $50 941-888-5796 TV MEDIA Cabinet Large, good condition $75 941-625-2627 WING BACKCHAIR gold fabric, good cond $40 941-8885796 6038 ELECTRONICS SPEAKERS PEAVEY 112DC FULL RANGE EXCELLENT CONDITION $150 941-830-8319 TV SONY 52 INCH PERFECT IMAGE/SOUND $129 941-7632581 6035 FURNITURE DINING ROOM CHAIRS 4 high back chairs $25 941-426-7511 DINING ROOMSET 7ft/ext, 6chairs & china cabinet $300 941-423-8106 DINING ROOM SET Large Ornate Table w/ 6 Chairs + Hutch $500 941-276-7496 DINING ROOM SET with buffet table Table with 6 chairs and 2 leaves, excellent condition & matching table. $450 941-575-1163 DINING ROOM Table & Chairs, exc cond, solid oak, seats up to 10, $195 941-916-0267 DINING SET (LACQUER) Table/6 chairs $300 941-681-6417 DINING SET 42ŽX60Ž glass top metal table w/4 chairs. Exc cond. $250 OBO 941-828-2618 DINING TABLE 6 chairs Tile top $75 941-456-8479 DRESSER WOOD 9 drawers/72X18X30/USA $333 941-275-5837 DRESSER/MIRROR RICH details, solid wood $495 941-914-1770 DRESSERS Two $5 941-473-3639 DROPP LEAF TABLE Round G/C $25 804-892-0347 END TABLE mahogany 2end,shelves,door,ex $100 718-986-3608 END TABLES 2 STONE $250 941-255-1377 END TABLES Rattan, Glass Top, 26x19 1/2x21 h $80 941-625-8827 ENT CENTER 98wide Up to 40in TV Lights Glass Doors $200 330-501-7808 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 5 piece like new $200 941-4450514 ENTERTAINMENTCENTER Thomasville wood $100 941-445-8958 FIREPLACE , electric wood +shelving. $150 941-740-3343 FLOOR LAMP Lamp/table combo $5 941-473-3639 FLOOR LAMP White $45 941456-8479 GLIDER ROCKER Blonde $60 941-456-8479 HEADBOARS WICKER 2 Twin with frames $95 941-661-0267 I BUY FURNITURE Or anything of value! 941-485-4964 LAMP BASES Lenox Needs to be rewired $25 941-445-8958 LAMPS floor/matching table lamps$18 941-426-6748 LIFTCHAIR recliner electric orig 1200. $395 941-580-4460 LIVING RM SET Blk Leather like new 5 pcs $425 941-575-9080 LIVING ROOMSET leather sofa tables lamps $400 941-639-4640 LOVESEAT & SOFA, Queen, sleeper, Very good cond. $250 941-426-1297 LOVESEAT 2lea.loveseats+recliner $325 901-219-7775 LOVESEAT Brown Dual Recliner Love Seat $100 941-661-1061 LOVESEAT RECLINER 65Ž $150 941-255-1377 MATTRESS &BOX SPR. full ex cond $50 941-235-7391 MATTRESS & BOX. New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 MATTRESS 6mo old queen ex cond $75 941-235-7391 MIRROR VINTAGE 42x33Ž maple frame good con $50 941-626-2135 PATIO SET TABLE,4 CHAIRS UMBRELLA $425 508-8475457 POOL TABLE Antique (1895) Brunswick, 4x8, Slate, Solid Oak $1,500/obo 717-940-0498 6031 HOLIDAYITEMS DEPT 56 Snowbabies New, boxed, starting at $15 941-639-1517 GARLAND,WREATHS,BULBS, CHOIR People! $15 941-2498800 6035 FURNITURE AREA RUG Black shag. 6x8 $135 330-284-7510 ARMCHAIR, BIG greenish fabric 36X36X36 $69 941-275-5837 BARSTOOLS 2 $400 new. $150 267-597-4469 BAR STOOLS 4 30Ž W/ arms Perfect PGI $200 941-575-9080 BASE LAMPS 2 stone $150 941-255-1377 BED MATTRESS & BOX. New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 BED Twin 3 drawer $100 941-473-3639 BED, single, complete Serta pillow top, never used, exc cond $175/obo 239-851-5542 BEDROOM SET Queen, wicker. Includes mattress & box spring, 2 end tables and bureau. $350 941-575-1163 BEDROOM SUITE 7 Pc. Exc. Cond. Boxspring & Mattress Inc. $1,250/obo 941-624-0322 BEDS Two toddler $25 each. 941-473-3639 BENCH Hand painted + seat cushion $350 941-429-8221 BOOKCASE LIGHTED 74ŽX30ŽX17Ž brown $100 941-681-6417 CHAIRS 4. Matching mahogany table b/o $50 941-475-3471 CHAIRS high counter 3 cane/leather nice $30 706-354-0210 CHAIRS/WING Broyhill Burgundy Perfect cond $75 each 941-249-8834 CHEST-8 DRAWER Solid Wh/Washed Pine $200 941-661-1091 CHINA CABINET all wood 70x80x17 $333 941-275-5837 COFFEE AND end tables newer tropical $200 941-204-9998 COFFEE TABLE Blk metal with glass top Vg Cond $50 941429-4778 COFFEE TABLE Ethan Allen cranberry & wheat $225 941-828-1210 COFFEE TABLE sturdy black wicker, $50 941-429-4778 COFFEETABLES, ENDTABLES, & Plant Stands.Granite, new. $250-$500 941-380-3019 COFFEE/2 END TABLES SET wood/laminate $99 941-275-5837 COMPUTER DESK Large, Light Oak, compartmentalized. $99 Also Swivel desk Chair $15 941-505-8348 COUCH & LOVESEAT. MatchingLeather $450 941-575-1163 COUCH 8foot, comfy cream w/pink & blue $30 814-2820627 COUCH 84Ž Microfiber double recliners. $200 941-628-3630 COUCH LAZYBOYLike New Very clean $95 941-235-2331 COUCH SLEEPER queen/ fabric/87x36x29 $234 941-275-5837 COUCH Yellow & blue print vg Cond $100 941-429-4778 COUCH/LOVE SEAT like new orig 1200. $350 941-5804460 DAYBED Like New Condition! $195 Firm 941-681-6047 DESIGNER 5PC.SET wrought iron .glass top.ex.c. $295 941235 -2203 DESK WOODEN Broyhill, E/C $40 804-892-0347 DESK, OAK ROLLTOPlike new $500 941-629-3727 DINETTE SET 36Ž round/ 4 chairs/wood/ea $250 941-681-6417


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Page 14 The Sun Classified E/N/Cads.yoursun.netSunday, November 22, 2015 DOCTOR, DOCTOR by Myles Mellor 1. DK EARDBK NFYNDLYHPBY CHNFFLC DK ENIYUEY ALIB. UB XL FPEOLC PY RF, P YNAC XPD INY YN DUOL U BFLEYUEAL NV XPDBLAV. 2. KA SVZLWQS CVMGEXG OQX Q YEG KEXVSQYWV. E QXRVC OJA JV OQX WIIREMZ XI CIOM EM GJV KILGJ. 3. ZP AYPCEHENI CNEU YL BSRGU TREGU ZP BLTCEJL. EJ JRDILU SRJ YL EC N ADNHJEHEIO RDGSOECJ. 4. MFHO C LISE NQ EIGLIZ C MBV ZHBSSQ VGBZHE IY EIWV MCLF AWSQ YBOWV, FH VBCE C NAVL FBRH ZIRHZEIVHE. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Waiting takes maturity. You are learning to be more patient this week. As more things in your life pay off over the long term, it will become easier and easier to trust lifes process and timing. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The dilemma will center around quantity. Having too much of something can be worse than having too little of it. Youll find the best scenario when you decide to stop wanting and start appreciating what you already have. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). One thing you will learn from history is that it cannot teach you how to deal with your next conundrum. Youre in a cycle of new adventures and challenges. UnpreparedŽ will be the norm. CANCER (June 22-July 22). You never set out to qualify people, and yet others will get the impression that they must prove themselves before youll let them into your world. Maybe thats not such a bad thing. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). This is a time to be very discerning. Acting on one or two stellar opportunities will bring you more success than if you were to pursue every good lead. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). This is a good day to have an open mind and let go of things easily, because there wont be much worth fighting for, just experiences to be had. The end of the road is really just the beginning of the off-road experience. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). When you appreciate beauty, and the other person appreciates the same beauty, its a love match. Get together. This is something that happens more rarely than you think. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Princesses need saving. Queens handle it. This dynamic will be a part of your day, and the best part is that youll feel completely empowered to decide your role in it all. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Youre very conscious these days. You look deeply into things. You listen past whats being said and learn more from the pauses than you do from the words that interrupt them. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). This week brings a profound experience that could lead to two very different destinies, depending on your attitude. This will either help you grow wiser or it will make you jaded. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You have been known to plan your life far in advance, though right now youd be better off to wing it. When you dont have a plan youll be more open to follow subtle, magical signals. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The computer may tell you one thing, but only humans can think. Youll apply your brainpower to a situation and come up with effective answers that could only come from you. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (Nov.22). The ones who say they have you covered actually do. Learning that you can trust people „ at least some people „ and more importantly that you can trust your instincts is the best part of this new year. Next month features your love connection. In the early part of 2016 you will focus on building your nest egg. Aries and Aquarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 29, 24, 11 and 15. But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. „ Matthew 19:14. Parent, are you forbidding your child to come to Jesus? Get ready for Sunday school and church and take them with you.HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES BIBLE GOREN BRIDGE CRYPTOGRAMS CROSSWORD PUZZLE


Sunday, November 22, 2015ads.yoursun.netE/N/C The Sun Classified Page 15 Man working with wife takes professional attitude too far DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a great relationship. We work in the same school system. Hes an administrator; I am a counselor. We sometimes go to joint meetings, but when we do, he always acts awkward, like he doesnt even know me. I understand we have to behave professionally, but not as if we dont know each other. Recently, we were leaving a meeting and no one was around. I was going to give him a peck on the lips to say goodbye, and he turned away as if he wanted nothing to do with me. What is the proper etiquette when spouses work together? „ MORE THAN A CO-WORKER IN GEORGIA DEAR MORE: Demonstrations of physical affection are not appropriate in a workplace situation if other people are present. You say you and your husband have a greatŽ relationship, so Im advising you to discuss this with him and tell him how it made you feel. Because no one was around, there should have been no harm in a simple peckŽ goodbye. Personally, I think he owes you an apology. What he did wasnt nice. DEAR ABBY: My calico cat, Rosie, seems to be “xated on my next-door neighbor Ron. Every morning Rosie grooms herself for an hour, then jumps in the window to watch for Ron to go for his morning run. She sits there until Ron comes out of his house. He exercises a lot and has kept himself in shape, while I admit I have let myself go. As soon as she sees him, Rosie starts purring. I have to say that I resent this. I provide her with room and board and brush her regularly, but while Im doing it, she watches the window intently and then bolts to her lookout post if Ron appears. I bought new window treatments, which she scratched her way through, damaging the blinds and shades. Filling her food dish strategically before Ron goes out doesnt deter her. I love my cat, but I feel she is being unfaithful. What should I do? P.S. Im happily married (my wife thinks Im crazy) and Rosie has been “xed. „ LARRY IN DELAWARE DEAR LARRY: What a sad situation. Few things are more painful than feeling rejected by a love object. You didnt mention how sedentary you are, but its possible that Rosie watches Ron because he is a moving object. Consider joining Ron on his runs and you may “nd Rosie is watching you, too. However, if that doesnt work, you may have to share the affections of your cat. Accept it. DEAR ABBY: My wife and I host many holidays, Thanksgiving, Passover, etc. Invariably, everyone gathers in the family room and several people put their legs up on the ottoman with their shoes on. It drives me crazy! I view it as no different than walking on someones furniture. My wife thinks I should say something. I actually have done that in the past, but not for years. When I did, it made me look like the bad guy. Is this a weird fetish of mine or am I right? „ PAUL IN BUFFALO GROVE, ILL. DEAR PAUL: If you prefer that your guests not put their feet on your furniture with their shoes on, speak up and say so. Doing that doesnt make you a bad guy or a fetishist. Its your home, your preference, and it isnt rude to address something that bothers you, especially since its something that you have mentioned before. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www.DearAbby. com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two booklets: Abbys Favorite RecipesŽ and More Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby.Ž Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $14 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)No-spill coffeeDear Heloise: I buy coffee in a large container. Before transferring it to my canister, I cut a triangular piece in the sealed top and pour straight into the canister. It works better than trying to use a scoop to transfer. This works with anything being transferred to another container. „ Daphne R., Crosby, TexasGame time restrictedDear Heloise: My kids spent too much time on electronic or computer games. It cut down on family, homework and outside playing time. Finally, I bought a tiny padlock and put it into one prong of the plug for the game. They cant plug it in without me knowing, and I can monitor how much time is too much. Sounds drastic „ they moan a little, then “nd something else to do. „ Mom of Three Boys, Baton Rouge, La.Low-cost makeupDear Readers: Many drugstore cosmetics often are made by the same companies that manufacture high-end, department-store brands. They may be a secondŽ line with the same ingredients, or slightly different. Fewer bucks, so try one or two. „ HeloiseBlind-dog hintDear Heloise: We had a blind dog, Miss Beetle, a stray old sheltie that was sick and dumped. We took care of her in her last years, giving her love. One hint that helped was that every room had its own scent. I got paper air fresheners for cars and hung them low in every room „ cherry for one room, pine for another. She knew what room she was in. „ JLST, via text When one of our mini-schnauzers went blind from diabetes, I used my perfume to scent the spotŽ for her new doggie door! It worked. Woof, woof! „ Sauvignon, from doggie ValhallaFamily updatesDear Heloise: Heres a hint for readers who cant keep their childrens memory books updated. I started one with my “rst child and became frustrated because I couldnt keep it up. For my daughters “rst Christmas, we sent out Christmas cards with a family picture and newsletter. The response was so positive, we continue today. Three children and 30 years later, were still updating relatives and friends. Our children enjoy going back and reading summaries of our lifes journeys. „ Anna A. in TexasBusiness cardsDear Heloise: When I travel for business, I put extra business cards in a zip bag in my carry-on bag. Ive run out at too many conventions and dont have any to hand out! Last time, I resorted to letting the person take a snap of my last card with a camera phone. „ S.D., Boulder, Colo.Ivy cleanerDear Heloise: When I use a paper towel to wipe something up, I rinse it with water afterward, and wipe off the dusty leaves of my kitchen ivy. „ Maureen C. in New YorkFloss and cleanDear Heloise: My husband and I have enjoyed your column for years. He usually reads the paper “rst, so he loves to be the “rst one to share and try the latest hint. I just came up with one that I havent shared with him. Im hoping you “nd it interesting enough to put in your column, and he will be surprised to see it. I just got a new water ”osser and found that after I ”oss my teeth, I can re“ll it with water and use it to quickly water-blast around the sink handles and faucet. This keeps them clean by getting into all the little nooks and crannies of my decorative sink “xture, but it saves on cleaning products! „ Lucinda G., via emailHELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY Dear Abby Hints from Heloise On the prowlThe busy season has started and the ”ea markets and antique shops are stocked and full of bargains. Some of my best “nds are at the Wednesday Drive-in Flea on Business 41 just past the back of the Shell Factory. This time of year there are at least 100 dealers and sometimes twice that. Theres some new and mostly old stuff. This is where several years ago I bought something for $15 and sold it for $1200. So, yes, its worth the trip each week. To add to the value of the trip there are several very well stocked produce stands with low priced fresh items. At this ”ea a few weeks ago I bought another electric fan, a real beauty, for $55. These sell for at least $100 on eBay. The second Sunday of each month is an antique show at the Shell Factory. This monthly show is growing and is worth the trip. The Shell Factory also has a ”ea three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. From there I recommend heading west on McGregor Blvd. to the 12000 block. There used to be several shops here and some have closed, but stop by and then head farther west to Pine Ridge Rd. and the Swap Shop. Here youll “nd real bargains and lots to look at. For some high end antiques mixed in with the bargains you need to go to Gannons in South Fort Myers on Rte. 41. There are museum quality pieces in the main room and lots of bargains in a big back room. On this kind of trip dont forget to stop at the Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity, both near Gannons. At Habitat I found a new Masland 8 x 12 area rug for $65. It had a minor defect which is hidden under my sofa. Retail on that piece is around $700. At Salvation Army I found a small display shelf to hang on the wall for some of my small items. Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte are loaded with thrift shops. You can spend hours digging through at least ten places. After that hop on I-75 north to Exit 195 (Laurel Road.) and head west a few miles to Valentinas. Here youll “nd some antiques and collectibles, lots of handcrafted jewelry and specialty items and some art work. Tell Maria I sent you. Keep going north on I-75 to Ellenton at Exit 224 and again go west on 301. Go a few miles and on your right is a ”ea building with lots of good junk, a small antique mall and then farther down the Magnolia Antique Mall. Its large and well-stocked. Head back east and youll have two antique malls on your right before you get back to I-75. Finally, I look every week at the antiques and collectibles section in the Charlotte Sun Newspapers. I also check miscellaneous and household. And if you have items to sell the classi“eds offer three free ads each week for items under $500. Good hunting. Herb Fayer has been collecting for over 35 years and knows his stuff. If you have questions or comments please write to him at and please tell him what city youre in.ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Herb Fayer


Page 16 The Sun Classified E/N/Cads.yoursun.netSunday, November 22, 2015 Each row and each column must contain the numbers 1 through 4 (easy) or 1 through 6 (challenging) without repeating. The numbers within the heavily outlined boxes, called cages, must combine using the given operation (in any order) to produce the target numbers in the top-left corners. Freebies: Fill in single-box cages with the number in the top-left corner. KenKen® is a registered trademark of Nextoy, LLC. ©2015 KenKen Puzzle LLC. All rights reserved. Dist. by Universal Uclick for UFS. www.kenken.com11-22-15 1. My clumsy optometrist dropped my contact lens. As he picked it up, I told him not to make a spectacle of himself. 2. My regular dentist was a bit miserable. I asked why he was looking so down in the mouth 3. My physician said he would build my website. It turned out he is a practicing URLogist. 4. When I told my doctor I was really scared of dogs with ugly fangs, he said I must have roverdosed. Answers to crossword puzzle at left Check out the New York Times crossword puzzle in todays USA Today section.PUZZLE ANSWERS(Puzzles on previous pages)


Sunday, November 22, 2015ads.yoursun.netE/N/C The Sun Classified Page 17 Sunday TelevisionVEN-VENICE E-N-ENGLEWOOD SAR-SARASOTA PC-PORT CHARLOTTE ARC-ARCADIA SPG-SOUTH PUNTA GORDANOV. 22PRIME TIME N E V N E R A S C P C R A G P S S O I F 6 PM6:307 PM7:308 PM8:309 PM9:3010 PM10:3011 PM11:30 T S A C D A O R BABC E F 40777107-7ABC World News Tonight(N)ABC7 Weekend Edition (N)Americas Funniest Home Videos Thanksgiving Turkey.(TVPG) (N)2015 American Music Awards Jennifer Lopez hosts an awards show which honors top musicians from several genres, featuring a rendition of the Star WarsŽ theme by acapella group Pentatonix. (TV14) (HD)ABC7 News @ 11pm (N) (:35) Paid Program Sponsored. ABC E F 26---7117-ABC World News Tonight(N)ABC7 News @ 6:30pm (N)Americas Funniest Home Videos Thanksgiving Turkey.(TVPG) (N)2015 American Music Awards Jennifer Lopez hosts an awards show which honors top musicians from several genres, featuring a rendition of the Star WarsŽ theme by acapella group Pentatonix. 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Some people are all about the stuffing. Some cant do without the mashed potatoes. And the debate over marshmallows with the sweet potatoes can stoke family feuds spanning decades. But at the end of the day, Thanksgiving is all about the bird. Because face it, the turkey is the centerpiece. And getting it right „ delivering a succulent, perfectly browned, magazine-worthy specimen „ presents the holidays biggest challenge. To unlock the secrets of roasting a great bird, we asked some of the countrys top chefs and food experts the tough questions: To brine or not to brine? High-heat or slow roast? Basted or not? Then we culled their answers to produce our recipe for the ultimate bird, as well as offer you some take-themor-leave-them weird and wonderful tips for your own perfect turkey. THE BIRD Lets start at the beginning: A 12to 14-pound turkey gives you the best chance of cooking success. Anything larger is difficult. Thats because the white and dark meat need to be cooked to different temperatures, and the bigger the bird the more difficult it is to nail that. If you need more than 14 pounds of turkey, our experts suggest roasting two. Most of our chefs favor fresh, free-range turkeys. An animal that isnt caged and is allowed to live a more free life will be a happier animal,Ž says Brad Deboy, chef de cuisine at Washingtons Blue Duck Tavern. Happier animals will always taste better.Ž But if you cant afford or find a fresh, free-range turkey, dont despair. In our testing, we found that fresh didnt always equal better,Ž Americas Test Kitchen editor Bridget Lancaster said via email. Frozen turkeys, Lancaster says, may not be subject to the temperature fluctuations that sometimes afflict fresh birds during transit. THE BRINE Dry brine, wet brine, it doesnt matter, our experts say, just brine that bird. The typical wet brine submerges the turkey in water containing salt, sugar and aromatics such as sage, rosemary, thyme and black peppercorns. Richard DeShantz, executive chef at Pittsburgh hot spots Meat & Potatoes and Butcher and the Rye, gives his birds a subtle sweetness with a 50/50 mix of apple cider and water. Chef Michael Solomonov, who just released the first cookbook from his Philadelphia restaurant Zahav, creates a Mediterranean profile with allspice, dill seed and black cardamom. Point being, feel free to play with the seasonings. Wet-brined birds must be patted down, then air-dried for several hours after brining before roasting them. To avoid the mess, chef Vivan Howard of Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, N.C., suggests ditching the water and using a dry brine „ a rub of salt, sugar and dried herbs „ a day or two before cooking. Dry-brined birds also will have a crispier skin, she says. Ready for your Thanksgiving turkey 101? By MICHELE KAYALASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSThis photo shows a roasted Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. R egardless of how you cook the turkey, experts say to make sure you let it sit, undisturbed, on a cutting board or platter for at least 30 minutes befor e carving. This allows the bird to nish cooking more g ently and reabsorb all of its juices, producing moist meat. Roasted Thanksgiving turkey gravy. Regardless of how you cook the turkey, experts say to make sure you let it sit, undisturbed, on a cutting board or platter for at least 30 minutes before carving. This allows the bird to nish cooking more gently and reabsorb all of its juices, producing moist meat. READY | 3 The vegetables at a Thanksgiving feast are not just the sidekicks. They are a big part of the main act when you count the taste, texture, color, avor and many preparation possibilities. Everyone knows the turkey doesnt carry the feast solo,Ž says Jeanne Ambrose, editor of Taste of Home. When people reach for second helpings, its usually the side dishes they want. It doesnt take much to transform basic vegetables into the talk of the table.Ž Your family might revolt when it comes to messing with the recipe for mashed potatoes or gravy, but vegetables are fair game for surprising creations. In fact, its a good idea to try at least one or two unexpected vegetable dishes; that is how new family traditions are born. Put a spin on the tried-andtrue by garnishing vegetables with fried quinoa or toasted nuts for more texture. Or pucker and brighten up avors with a squeeze of lemon. Add some fat, too, maybe bacon fat or a little bit of cured meat or sh. Butter makes everything better,Ž Ambrose says. When boiling vegetables, add vinegar or dry white wine to the water for another avor boost. Seasoning vegetables well is important, so dont forget the salt and pepper. Rather than waiting until the end, season as they cook so you can taste the eect. Most home cooks want simplicity in their vegetable sides and something that can be made ahead of time, Ambrose says. The simplest thing to do with them is to roast them.Ž Roasting concentrates the avors and caramelizes the natural sugars. It also mellows strong-avored broccoli, cauliower, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. When adding herbs, incorporate them at the right time for maximum avor. Its best to add hearty herbs such as thyme, rosemary, oregano, marjoram or sage when vegetables are cooking or roasting. But delicate herbs such as chives, tarragon, cilantro and parsley should be saved for the end as they will lose their fresh avor and verdant color. Green beans, carrots, Brussels sprouts, beets and corn are regulars at the Thanksgiving side dishes that are sophisticated and satisfyingBy ARTHI SUBRAMANIAMPITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE SIDE | 3 Puzzled over which wine pairs well with brined turkey, candied yams, garlic mashed potatoes, challah stung, cranberry sauce and, possibly, tofu turkey? Why not take another bite at the apple, and think cider instead? A cold glass of hard cider has been the hot beverage for a while now, with sales growing exponentially. And while many U.S.-produced ciders have leaned toward catering to the American sweet tooth, drier styles are emerging that provide a good underpinning for the rich „ and often oddly contrasting „ excesses of the traditional Thanksgiving. I always think about Thanksgiving as an endurance meal and cider works really well,Ž says Dan Pucci, cider director of Wassail, a New York City restaurant specializing in cider pairings. Cider typically is lower in alcohol than wine, averaging 5 to 7 percent, but has enough acid and tannins to do the job of a Thanksgiving beverage. Meaning, it can cleanse and refresh your palate to get you ready for the next bite. Bonus point: Youre drinking like the Pilgrims, who were avid hard cider fans. Picking ciders poses a few challenges. Since the cider surge is relatively new, labeling rules and regulations still are being worked out, so you dont have as much information to work with as you nd on U.S. wine labels. Some labels will tell you if a cider is made from eating apples or traditional cider apples, known as bitter sweets or bitter sharps, or a blend of both. There are exceptions, of course, but generally speaking ciders made with cider fruit tend to have more structure, presence and palate, says Pucci. They also develop more secondary avors and are earthier. Ciders made from eating apples are going to generally have a more primary fruit prole and are easier drinking. A good choice for an aperitif is a Downeast Cider House Original Blend, made from Red Delicious, McIntosh, Cortland and Gala apples. Based in Boston, Downeast strikes a balance between super sweet and bone dry and is a good sipper by itself,Ž says Pucci. For the main course, look for something with body and richness to match the intensity of the various dishes. Possibilities include Vermonts Eden Sparkling Dry Cider, made with traditional heirloom apples and cider varieties. Half of the blend is Kingston Black, a British cider variety. Eden Sparkling Dry is 8.5 percent alcohol by volume and has an in-bottle secondary fermentation similar to Champagne. Another choice is Dragon Head Kingston Black, which comes from apple-rich Washington state, home to a thriving cider industry. For a mainstream, easy-to-nd pick you could try Strongbow Gold Apple from the United Kingdom. The website has a handy page where you can enter your ZIP code to get the closest store. Looking at U.S. producers, Pucci recommends Farnum Hill from New Hampshire. Very dry, its got a lot of texture to it, a lot of acid. Its widely available in most of the country.Ž And, most importantly, its pretty delicious.Ž Dessert calls for sweeter wines and here you might veer o into an apple wine. From Washington state theres Finnrivers Spirited Apple Wine, which is fortied with apple brandy and aged with oak. This is stronger than a cider, at 18.5 percent alcohol, so should be served in smaller glasses. The third way to drink apples is calvados, the apple brandy from the Normandy region of France. This can be incorporated directly into the meal. Ill put a splash in whipped cream or creme anglaise,Ž says Janet Fletcher, publisher of the e-newsletter Planet Cheese and author of Cheese & Wine.Ž Another thought from Fletcher „ parsnips and carrots braised in butter and apple cider with a dash of calvados at the end. And how about a steamed persimmon pudding or pumpkin pie with Want to drink like a Pilgrim this Thanksgiving? Drink ciderBy MICHELLE LOCKEASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOCider typically is lower in alcohol than wine, averaging 5 to 7 percent, but has enough acid and tannins to cleanse and refresh the palate for the next bite. PILGRIM | 2 A weekly section of the Sun Vol. 5 No. 47 November 22, 2015 If you do not want to continue receiving this publication, please call The Sun at 941-206-1300. SELECT


Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 You know the scenario: Its the night before your holiday event, and youre on your hands and knees on the oor. Your back is aching, tape is stuck to your slippers, you have paper cuts under your nails and your puggle puppy has run o with the roll of wrapping paper „ again. Regardless, Americans soldier on when it comes to wrapping gifts „ spending about 3 hours during the holidays papering, boxing, and tagging gifts, according to polls conducted by Consumer Reports. You can eliminate some of the work by having the pros do it, but most retailers charge for the service „ if they oer it at all. Wrapping has become a prot center during the holidays,Ž says retail expert Jack Abelson of Jack Abelson & Associates in Leawood, Kan. It used to be done for free and was part of a combination of services we called value. But like so many other things, stores have gotten away from it.Ž To get a handle on what retailers are offering today, Consumer Reports contacted 17 major merchants to nd out whether they oer gift wrap, and if so, what they provide in stores and online, and how much they charge. Heres what it learned. (Note: Unless otherwise stated, policies stand year-round. Also, for walk-in stores, prices may vary from location to location.) € Online only: Price depends on size and shape: $3.50 for items Consumer Reports tracked: a hardcover book, coee maker and sweater. Most items come in a wrapped box or gift bag with ribbon and a card. € Barnes & Noble. Stores: Price depends on store. One local merchant said wrapping is always free. Online: $4 per item for books and boxed products. € Bed Bath & Beyond. Stores: Free do-it-yourself wrapping station with ribbons and other supplies. Online: $4 per order for eligible items. Large or boxed items come in a gift bag. Other goods come wrapped or in a gift box with tissue paper and ribbon. € Best Buy. Stores: $3 to $6 for a gift bag, depending on size. Online: $5 for decorative box with tissue paper. € Dillards. Stores: $4 to $7 for a wrapped box with ribbon, depending on size. Online: $6 per gift box; no wrap. € Jared the Galleria of Jewelry. Stores: Free Jared box with wrapping paper and ribbon. Online: Free wrapped box, with option to add a personal message. € J.C. Penney. Stores: Free box. Wrapping paper or a gift bag costs about $4. Online: $4 per item, which includes gift wrap, a bow and a personalized message. € Kohls. Stores: Boxes available free during the holidays. Online: $6 per box, which comes with color-coordinated wrapping paper and ribbon. € L.L.Bean. Stores: Free gift boxes. Online: $6 for a gift box with ribbon, tissue paper and a card. € Lord & Taylor. Stores: $6 for gift box and ribbon. Online: Same as at stores. € Macys. Stores: Price depends on size, location and other factors. At the agship store in New York City, for example, options range from $6 to $16. Online: $6 for a gift box and ribbon. € Nordstrom. Stores: Free boxes, paper and other supplies. Online: For $5, a gift box, bow and card with a message; for $2, a gift box with tissue paper and a blank card; or a free eightto 12-word message. € Sears. Stores: No. Online: $5 for wrap or gift bag, plus a message. € Target. Stores: No. Online: $6 for eligible items. € Von Maur. Stores: Free. Online: Same as at stores. € Walmart. Stores: No. Online: $4, but free for some items, including jewelry. € Williams-Sonoma. Stores: Free box, paper and ribbon. Online: $6 per box, includes wrapping paper and ribbon. CONSUMER REPORTS Free gift wrapping for the naughty and niceTo brine or not to brine? High heat or low and slow? Jellied or whole berry? And of course, to stu or not to stu? They are, of course, the perennial Thanksgiving debates. So let us give you a little clarity this year. And if your relatives disagree and want to argue about it, you can blame us. If you have the space and time, brining is ne. If you dont, its not worth the trouble (and you can replicate the results by just dumping a bottle of soy sauce over the bird before and during roasting anyway). For temp, start high, then cut it back to nish low and slow. As for the berries ƒ Are you older than 10? Then whole berries are the only option. Ah, but the stung. That one is more complicated. Its hard to argue with the fact that a stued bird is more beautiful. Not to mention the stung from a stued bird packs way more avor. Of course, if you dont cook it properly, that avor also packs a ne chance of food poisoning. And then there is the trouble and mess of doing the actual stung, and the fact that youve now rendered the dish unt for any vegetarians at the table. So we advocate having it both ways. Make up one giant batch of stung, then use part of it to stu your bird while popping the rest into a well-buttered baking dish. The trick to keeping the stued stung safe to consume is to make sure it is hot when it goes into the cavity of the turkey (and using a thermometer to make sure it reaches 165 F at the center by the end of cooking). As for the baking dish batch, keep it moist and delicious with a little extra broth drizzled over the top. If there are vegetarians in the mix, be sure to use vegetable broth. No veggies at the table? Ditch the extra broth and instead drizzle the nished stung with some of the pan drippings from the roasted turkey. Chances are that batch will be even more avorful than the stung that was actually stued. Now that youre prepped to stu (and not), weve got you covered with a master recipe for classic bread stung, as well as four ways to adulterate it most deliciously. CLASSIC STUFFING Start to nish: 40 minutes Servings: 8 ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 large yellow onion, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 2 cups low-sodium chicken or turkey broth (or vegetable if making some or all of the stung vegetarian-friendly) 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 8 cups toasted or stale bread (cut into 1-inch cubes) Heat the oven to 375 F. Butter a large baking pan or casserole dish (such as a 9-inch-by-13-inch baking pan). In a large deep skillet over medium, melt the butter. Add the onion and celery and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the onion is translucent and tender. Add the broth, salt, pepper, sage, thyme and rosemary. Bring to a simmer. Remove from the heat and gently stir in the bread cubes. If desired, reserve some for stung the turkey. Transfer the remaining mixture to the prepared baking dish and bake for 20 minutes, or until the top is toasted. Stung that is cooked in the bird must reach 165 F by the end of cooking. Use an instant thermometer inserted into the center of the stung to get an accurate reading. Stung that is cooked in a baking dish should be drizzled with pan drippings from the roast turkey just before serving (unless it is intended for vegetarians). The stung also can be modied with the following variations: Nutrition information per serving: 210 calories; 110 calories from fat (52 percent of total calories); 13 g fat (8 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 30 mg cholesterol; 450 mg sodium; 20 g carbohydrate; 2 g ber; 3 g sugar; 4 g protein. SAUSAGE AND GRAPE Brown 1 pound of loose breakfast sausage in the butter before adding the onions and celery. Stir in 1 ½ cups of halved red grapes when adding the bread cubes. SEEDED RYE AND APPLE Toast 2 tablespoons caraway seeds and 1 tablespoon fennel seeds in a dry skillet until fragrant. Add with the butter and proceed with the recipe. Use marbled rye or pumpernickel for the bread cubes, along with two peeled, cored and diced apples. CRANBERRY CHESTNUT Add ¾ cup dried cranberries and 1 cup lightly chopped roasted and peeled chestnuts along with the breadcrumbs. EXTRA RICH Beat two eggs and ½ cup heavy cream together in a bowl. Whisk a ladle of the warm broth mixture slowly into the egg mixture. Remove the pan of broth mixture from the heat and add the egg-broth mixture back into it. Mix well. Use brioche or challah for the bread cubes.Go stuff it! Or not. Either way, this stuffing is deliciousBy ALISON LADMANASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSSausage and grape Thanksgiving stung. Making one giant batch of stung allows for some of it to be used to stu the turkey, while the rest can be put into a well-buttered baking dish. Seeded rye and apple Thanksgiving stung. PUZZLE ANSWERS ON PAGE 4calvados whipped cream?Ž If youre serving calvados straight, use a rocks glass or sherry glass and not the traditional large snifter, says Alex Day, a principle in Proprietors LLC, which owns several bars in Los Angeles and New York, including Death & Co. in New York. The big glass will concentrate the aroma on your nose and do a disservice to the avor of the calvados.Ž And if you want to drink like the Normans, you can follow the tradition of le trou Normand,Ž the Norman hole, in which diners take a nip of calvados in between courses of a long meal. Its essentially just a way of prolonging eating,Ž says Day. And what could pair better with Thanksgiving than that? Online: http://downeastcider. com/ www.dragonsheadcider. com/ www.calvados calvadosDROUIN-homeGb. html www.povertylane farnum-hill-ciders/ www.edenicecider. com/ PAGE 1 FLAIR


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 3 THE BASTE Basting is a given, our experts say, but some chefs take it to the extreme. Howards secret: soak a triple-layered sheet of cheesecloth in melted butter and drape it over the breast of your roasting turkey. The cheesecloth slowly releases the butter onto the bird,Ž she says. Thats my thing that I do.Ž Not ready to wrap your bird like that? Use the juices that collect in the pan and baste the turkey every 20 to 30 minutes, but no more. Opening the oven to baste more often than that will release all the heat from the oven and can significantly delay roasting times. THE ROAST To promote a crisp, brown skin, many chefs recommend cranking the oven to 425 F during the first or last 30 to 45 minutes of cooking. Just be sure to protect the delicate breast meat. If using high heat at the beginning, start with the bird breast-side down, Lancaster says. After 45 minutes, turn the turkey over and continue roasting at 325 F. If you brown at the end, cook the bird breast-side up at 325 F, DeShantz says, but tent the breast with foil. Remove the foil for the last hour of cooking, then increase the heat to 425 F for the last 30 minutes. THE TEMPERATURE Ignore the pop-up thermometers that come with some turkeys. Instead, use a good instant-read thermometer and test the temperature early and often. Our chefs generally vote to let breast meat reach somewhere between 160 F and 165 F, and to take dark meat to around 180 F. But Harold McGee, food scientist and author of On Food and Cooking,Ž says to pull the bird out of the oven when the breast hits 150 degrees and the thigh registers 160 degrees. Those standard higher temperatures give you standard dry turkey meat,Ž McGee says. Lower temperatures mean juicier meat.Ž And whats his trick for protecting the breast? Take the bird out of the fridge a few hours in advance of cooking,Ž he says. Let the legs warm up, but cover the breast with a bag of crushed ice.Ž Seriously. Of course, all of these tips call for cooking the turkey to below the 165 F that is considered safe. Thats because roasted meats of all persuasions continue to rise in temperature after they are removed from the oven. And thats why if you leave it in the oven until it reaches 165 F youll end up with an overcooked turkey. THE REST Regardless of how you cook the turkey, our experts say to make sure you let it sit, undisturbed, on a cutting board or platter for at least 30 minutes before carving. This allows the bird to finish cooking more gently and reabsorb all of its juices, producing moist meat. To prevent it from cooling, cover the turkey with foil, then layer several kitchen or bath towels over that. BORDERLINE HERETICAL ADVICE Dismember the bird. Thats right. DeShantz recommends butchering the turkey raw and cooking its parts separately. Separating the dark meat from the white and cooking them separately is one of the best ways to nail the temperature difference between properly cooked thighs and breasts,Ž he said via email. This technique results in better cooking, better seasoning, easier carving and better gravy.Ž What would Norman Rockwell say? PRO TIP TURKEY Ask a dozen professionals for the best way to roast a Thanksgiving turkey and youll get a dozen different ways. So we took the suggestions we liked best and combined them into one recipe that is simple, foolproof and produces a delicious and beautiful bird. Looking for a classic recipe that delivers serious payoff? This is it. Start to finish: Overnight, plus 3 ½ hours Makes one 12to 14-pound turkey ½ cup kosher salt 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 12to 14-pound turkey ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 3 sprigs fresh rosemary 3 sprigs fresh sage 6 sprigs fresh thyme In a small bowl, combine the salt, sugar and black pepper. Remove the neck and giblets from the turkey cavity. Use paper towels to pat the turkey dry, inside and out. Rub the salt mixture all over the turkey skin and inside the cavity. Place in a roasting pan and refrigerate, uncovered, for 8 hours or overnight. Heat the oven to 425 F. Rinse off the turkey, inside and out, then thoroughly dry with paper towels. Rub the butter under the skin of the turkey. Fit a roasting rack into the roasting pan and mist it with cooking spray. Set the turkey, breast side down, on the rack. Stuff the rosemary, sage and thyme into the cavity. Roast for 45 minutes. Remove the turkey from the oven and lower the temperature to 325 F. Using 2 pairs of sturdy tongs (or one pair of tongs and a long-handled spoon inserted into the cavity), or washable pot holders, flip the turkey over so that the bird is breast side up. Return to the oven and continue cooking. Baste the turkey with any drippings that collect in the pan every 20 to 30 minutes, or until the turkey is cooked to 160 F at the breast and 175 F at the thigh, about 1 ½ hours. Transfer the turkey to a carving board or serving platter and cover first with a layer of foil, then with several layers of clean kitchen towels. Allow the turkey to rest for 30 minutes before carving and serving. If desired, use the drippings to make pan gravy. Nutrition information per serving: 360 calories; 120 calories from fat (33 percent of total calories); 13 g fat (4 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 215 mg cholesterol; 490 mg sodium; 0 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 56 g protein. (Recipe by Alison Ladman) PAN GRAVY Start to finish: 15 minutes Makes about 3 cups Drippings from roasting a turkey Butter, melted (as needed) ½ cup white wine 2 cups low-sodium turkey or chicken broth or stock 3 to 4 tablespoons Wondra (instant) flour Kosher salt and ground black pepper Carefully transfer the turkey drippings from a roasting pan into a measuring cup. Do not scrape or clean the pan. Allow to sit for 5 minutes to settle. Once the drippings have settled, measure out ½ cup of the fat (that will be the top layer in the cup). If you have more than ½ cup fat, pour some off and discard. If you do not have enough, add butter to make the difference. Return the ½ cup fat and all the liquid drippings to the roasting pan and set the pan over medium heat (you likely will need to use two burners). Add the white wine and scrape the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon to loosen any browned bits. Whisk in the broth or stock and bring to a simmer, whisking continuously. Sprinkle in the Wondra flour, continuing to whisk, and cook over medium heat until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. If desired, before serving strain through a mesh strainer. Nutrition information per ¼ cup: 90 calories; 70 calories from fat (78 percent of total calories); 8 g fat (3.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 15 mg cholesterol; 280 mg sodium; 2 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 0 g protein. (Recipe by Alison Ladman)READYFROM PAGE 1Thanksgiving table. Here are some variations that will keep everybody happy: GREEN BEANS They stay bright green if you cook them in boiling water until they are crisp-tender, then immediately plunge them into ice water. Then you can do just about anything with them,Ž Ambrose says. I like to cook some onion, garlic and ginger in sesame oil and then toss in the cooked green beans.Ž An alternate: For Lemony Almond-Feta Green Beans (Simple & Delicious, June/ July 2014), add cooked beans to onion and garlic sauteed in butter. Then add almonds, lemon peel, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Top with feta cheese. CARROTS Cook them in butter, and voila! You have a winner,Ž Ambrose says. Toss in cumin powder and red pepper akes with the butter and you get a spicy showstopper. They are loved universally, and the rich orange and yellow hues are incredible, she adds. An alternate: Cook thinly sliced carrots (2 pounds) and radishes (12), slightly boiled pearl onions (1 pound), ½cup dark brown sugar and 4 teaspoons grated orange peel in ½ cup orange juice until vegetables are tender and liquid slightly thickened. Top with 1 cup chopped walnuts. (Taste of Home, November 2015). BRUSSELS SPROUTS People either love or hate Brussels sprouts, Ambrose says. They are better roasted than boiled, which emphasizes their cabbage-like qualities. Toss sprouts with oil, salt and freshly ground pepper before roasting them. They also could be made into a quick slaw by shredding and dressing them with a yogurt, mayo and lemon juice mix or by combining mustard and maple syrup. An alternate: After roasting 1 ¼ pounds of sprouts tossed in 2 tablespoons of oil and salt and pepper, add seeds from 1 pomegranate, 3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses, ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans, and 1 tablespoon grated orange zest. BEETS These richly hued vegetables are ideal for roasting. Ambrose suggests wrapping each one individually in foil, placing in a roasting pan and sticking them in the oven. Once theyre cooked, manipulate the foil and the peel will come right o. Dont mix them with other vegetables in a pan unless you want a holiday red on all of them,Ž she cautions. An alternate: Roast 2 pounds of cubed beets with 1 tablespoon canola oil, 3 tablespoons water and 1 ½ teaspoons salt at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. In a bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle vinaigrette over beets, and top with crumbled goat cheese. CORN For Thanksgiving, what could be more all-American?Ž Ambrose asks. Its good in its simplest form „ tossed with butter and gussied up with herbs such as basil. The kernels could be amped up by adding lemon or lime juice and chili powder. Corn also pairs well with cheese, and this includes cotija, Parmesan and cheddar. An alternate: To boiling water, add 12 cups of frozen corn. After corn is tender, drain and stir in ½ cup butter, 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon dill weed, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning and ¼ teaspoon dried thyme. (Taste of Home, October/November 2002). BEET AND PRUNE SALAD The original recipe called for a mayo dressing and the beets were boiled, Olia Hercules says. The dressing is wonderful when it is really garlicky. You could substitute green onion for the cilantro. 2 pounds beets, peeled and sliced into 8 wedges each 2 tablespoons oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 6 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 tablespoons prunes, roughly chopped ¼ cup toasted walnuts, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons cilantro Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss beets in oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Place in roasting pan, and bake until beets are tender and have started caramelizing at the edges, 40 minutes. Mix sour cream, balsamic vinegar and garlic together; season well with salt and pepper, and stir. Add a little bit of water if the dressing seems too thick. Arrange beets on a platter. Drizzle with dressing, and top with prunes, walnuts and cilantro. Serves 6 as a side. „ Mamushka: A CookbookŽ by Olia Hercules (Weldon Owen; October 2015) GREEN BEANS WITH FRIED ONIONS Skip the same old green bean casserole with condensed mushroom soup and go instead with this citrusy version that has a slight bite to it. 2 ½ pounds green beans, trimmed Kosher salt 2 teaspoons oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 ½ teaspoons red pepper akes Juice of 1 lemon Freshly ground pepper 1 cup fried onions ½ cup pecans, toasted Place the green beans into a large pot of boiling salted water and cook for 7 minutes, until they are bright green and crisp-tender. Drain the beans and shock them in a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain beans again and pat dry. In a pan, heat the oil, then saute garlic and red pepper akes until just fragrant. Turn o the heat, and add beans and stir gently. Add lemon juice and pepper and stir gently again. Top with fried onions and pecans. Serves 6 as a side dish. „ Arthi Subramaniam BAKED CREAM CORN TV chef and cookbook author Ree Drummonds version was more labor-intensive and fatty. She used 8 ears of corn and scraped the cob to get the corn kernels. She baked them in 1 cup of heavy cream and 1 stick of salted butter. This is an easier version and has fewer calories. 1 (16 ounces) bag of frozen corn, thawed 2 small red bell peppers, diced 1 jalapeno pepper, diced 1 cup light cream Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper ½ stick butter, cut into pieces Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, add corn, red peppers, jalapeno and cream; mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste, and mix again. Pour into a 9by-13-inch baking dish. Dot with butter. Bake until bubbly, about 45 minutes. Serves 6 as a side. „ Adapted from Food Network magazine, September 2012 ROASTED GARLIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 3 garlic cloves, chopped small 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon red pepper akes 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved 1 tablespoon brown sugar Juice of 1 lemonPreheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add cumin seeds; stir until lightly browned. Add garlic, salt and red pepper akes, and cook for 2 minutes. Turn o heat and toss in Brussels sprouts. Add brown sugar and lemon juice, and mix well. Transfer vegetables to a baking tray, and bake for 18 to 24 minutes, until tender. Serves 5 as a side. „ Adapted from Food Network magazine, November 2012 TANGERINE-GLAZED CARROTS 2 pounds carrots, sliced thickly ¼ cup red wine vinegar Juice of 6 tangerines 2 teaspoons salt Freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon butter Chives to garnish Simmer carrots in a skillet with vinegar, tangerine juice and salt until tender, for 8 to 10 minutes. Season with pepper. Then stir in butter. Garnish with chopped chives. Serves 4 as a side. „ Adapted from Food Network magazine, October 2011SIDEFROM PAGE 1 FLAIR


Page 4 The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 ANSWERS to crossword FLAIRAre you the sort of person who insists that Thanksgiving mashed potatoes can only be served straight up buttery, or are you willing to allow room for a little creative adulteration in the name of bigger, bolder flavor? Either way, weve got you covered. We started by creating a master recipe for basic, butterycreamy mashed potatoes that are delicious just as they are. Stick with this version if you think mashed potatoes with anything beyond the basics (and a few lumps) is just a distraction. But in case youre the type who gives thanks for the wild side of things, we also offer you six ways to jazz up our basic recipe. But before we tackle any of that, you first have to consider your potato varieties. Which variety you use depends on the type of mashed potatoes you want. If you prefer super fluffy, pure white mashed potatoes, russets are a good choice. If youre going for ultrabuttery, use Yukon Golds. And if you like to leave the skin on all or some of the potatoes, red bliss are a good choice because their thinner skin mixes into the mash (Yukon Golds are a good middle ground, but russets are too thick). How you mash the potatoes also changes the consistency of the dish. For ultimate fluffiness, squeeze the potatoes through a ricer. Food mills also make very smooth potatoes. If youre going for chunky (or left the skins on), youll want to use a hand-held potato masher. Then theres the mixer. Some people use it, but its not a great choice. It can easily overwork the potatoes, breaking down the starches and producing the dreaded gluey potato syndrome. If you insist, go easy. PERFECT MASHED POTATOES Start to finish: 30 minutes Servings: 10 5 pounds potatoes, peeled or not, cut into 1-inch chunks Kosher salt ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 to 1 ½ cups half-andhalf, warmed Ground white pepper Place the cut potatoes in a large pot, then add enough cool water to cover by at least 1 inch. Stir in 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Cover and cook until the potatoes are very tender and a fork penetrates them easily. Timing will vary by potato variety, but should take between 10 and 15 minutes. Be careful not to let the potatoes cook beyond this point; you want them tender, not totally broken down. Drain well in a colander, then return the potatoes to the pot. Set the pot over medium heat and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, shaking the pan now and again, to cook off excess moisture. Remove from the heat and mash. Once the potatoes are mashed to your liking, stir in the butter and 1 cup of the warmed half-andhalf. If you like a wetter mashed potato, add the additional half-and-half. Season with salt and white pepper. Serve or use a variation below. Nutrition information per serving: 260 calories; 70 calories from fat (27 percent of total calories); 8 g fat (4.5 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 20 mg cholesterol; 410 mg sodium; 44 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4 g protein. SOUR CREAM AND ONION Use sour cream in place of the half-and-half and mix in 1 bunch of chopped scallions. Add a splash of milk to adjust the consistency, if needed. BROWN BUTTER-ROSEMARY In a small saucepan over medium-low, cook ½cup (1 stick) unsalted butter until the milk solids on the bottom of the pan turn light brown and smell fragrant, 5 to 6 minutes. They will continue to cook a little longer, so be careful not to burn them. Stir into the potatoes in place of the room temperature butter and add 2 tablespoons nely minced fresh rosemary. BLUE WALNUT Stir in ½ cup crumbled blue cheese, ¾ cup chopped toasted walnuts and the zest of ½ lemon. DEVILED Stir in ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, 2 tablespoons Dijon or spicy mustard, ¼ cup prepared horseradish and ¼ cup chopped fresh chives. HUNTERS Stir in ½ cup crumbled cooked bacon, 1 cup crumbled cooked sausage and ½ cup finely chopped salami. DIRTY Slice the top off two heads of garlic, just so the tips of the cloves show under the papery skins. Drizzle with olive oil and wrap loosely in foil. Roast in the oven at 350 F for 45 minutes, or until very tender. Meanwhile, thinly slice and saute two large yellow onions in a little butter over medium heat until well-browned, about 20 minutes. Squeeze the garlic cloves out of the skins and mash with a fork. Stir into the potatoes, along with the caramelized onions, and a hefty dose of ground black pepper.Making perfect mashed potatoes, whether plain or gussied upBy ALISON LADMANASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTO Deviled mashed potatoes.


The Sun /Sunday, November 22, 2015 Page 5 FLAIRNEW YORK „ A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year. During the long holiday weekend, 46.9 million Americans are expected to go 50 miles or more from home, the highest number since 2007, according to travel agency and car lobbying group AAA. That would be a 0.6 percent increase over last year and the seventh straight year of growth. While promising for the travel industry, the figure is still 7.3 percent short of the 50.6 million high point reached in 2007, just before the recession. Like on every other holiday, the overwhelming majority of travelers „ almost 90 percent „ will be driving. And they will be paying much less at the pump. AAA says the average retail price for gasoline is now $2.15 per gallon, 74 cents cheaper than the same time last year. With the average car getting 18.5 miles per gallon, that means a family driving 300 miles will save $12 in fuel this holiday. Airlines for America, the lobbying group for several major airlines, forecasts 25.3 million passengers will fly on U.S. airlines, up 3 percent from last year. (AAAs forecast shows fewer numbers of fliers because it looks at a five-day period while the airline group looks at the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving.) Airfare is basically flat compared to last year, with a mere.3 percent or 69 cent average increase, according to the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and travel agencies. Traveler counts are a little fuzzier when it comes to other forms of transport. Bus use will continue to grow, according to the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University. The school expects 1.2 million to take buses, up 1 percent to 2 percent from last year. However, AAA says travel by cruises, trains and buses, will decrease 1.4 percent this Thanksgiving, to 1.4 million travelers. AIR TRAVEL TIPS Since flying can often cause the most disruptions and leave travelers feeling helpless, here are some tips to cope with any delays. Flights are packed around the holidays and if there is any hiccup, the difference between getting home and not can come down to asking the right questions and acting fast. DELAYS € At the first sign of a serious mechanical problem, call the airline to have it protectŽ you on the next flight out. That way if the mechanical problem leads to a cancellation, you are already confirmed on a new flight and can just print a new boarding pass. € If you miss your flight connection „ or bad weather causes delays „ get in line to speak to a customer service representative. But also, call the airline directly. If the phone lines are jammed, try the airlines overseas numbers. Youll pay long-distance rates, but might not have to wait. (Add those numbers to your phone now.) Finally, consider sending a tweet to the airline. € Consider buying a one-day pass to the airline lounge. For one thing, there are usually free drinks and light snacks. But the real secret to the lounges is that the airline staffs them with some of its best „ and friendliest „ ticket agents. The lines are shorter and these agents are magically able to find empty seats. One-day passes typically cost $50 but discounts can sometimes be found in advance online. € If weather causes cancellations, use apps like HotelTonight and Priceline to find last-minute hotel discounts for that night. Warning: Many of the rooms are nonrefundable when booked, so lock in only once stuck. LUGGAGE € Weigh it at home rst. Anything over 50 pounds (40 pounds on some airlines like Spirit) will generate a hefty overweight surcharge, in addition to the checked bag fee. € Before your bag disappears behind the ticket counter, make sure the airlines tag has your name, flight number and final destination. Save that sticker they give you „ it has a bag-tracking number on it. € Place a copy of your flight itinerary inside your suitcase with your cellphone number and the name of your hotel in case the tag is ripped off. € If you cant live without it, dont check it. It might take days to return a lost bag. Dont pack medication or outfits for tomorrows meeting or wedding. Never check valuables such as jewelry or electronics. € Prepare your carryon bag as if it will be checked. You might not have planned to check your bag, but given todays crowded overhead bins many fliers dont have a choice. Pack a small canvas bag inside your carry-on so if you are forced to check it, you can at least keep your valuables with you. SEATS € Set up alerts for seat openings. offers free notifications when a window or aisle seat becomes vacant. For 99 cents, it sends an email if two adjacent seats become available. The service is available for Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and Virgin America but not for Delta Air Lines and some smaller carriers. € Check the airlines website five days before the trip. Thats when some elite fliers are upgraded to first class, freeing up their coach seats. Another wave of upgrades occurs every 24 to 48 hours. € Check in 24 hours in advance when airlines start releasing more seats. If connecting, see if seats have opened up 24 hours before the second flight departs. € Keep looking for new seats. Even after checking in, seats can be changed at airport kiosks and on some airlines mobile applications.More Thanksgiving travelers; dont get stuck at the airportBy SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP AIRLINES WRITER Find it in the CLASSIFIEDS! LOOKING FOR SOMETHING?


Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, November 22, 2015 FLAIRThis Thanksgiving pie is deliciously deceptive. Until you cut into it, it looks like your classic lemon meringue pie, piled high with billows of whipped and toasted egg whites. But once the knife slices through that sweet topping, the real deal is revealed. Hidden under the meringue is a classic pumpkin pie spiked with just a hint of citrus. This pie is best made the day you plan to serve it, then held at room temperature. But if youd rather get a jump on things, prepare the pumpkin pie base the day before, then cover and refrigerate. The day you plan to serve it, uncover it, use paper towels to pat dry the top, then proceed with the meringue steps. CITRUS PUMPKIN MERINGUE PIE Start to nish: 1 hour 15 minutes (20 minutes active) Servings: 8 1 prepared (raw) pie crust, homemade or purchased ¾ cup packed brown sugar ½ teaspoon salt 5 eggs, divided 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 15-ounce can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie mix) 1 cup heavy cream Zest of 1 medium lemon Zest of 1 medium orange Pinch of cream of tartar ½ cup granulated sugar Heat the oven to 325 F. If the pie crust is not already in a pie pan, set it in a 9-inch pie pan and crimp the edges. Set the pie pan on a rimmed baking sheet. In a medium bowl, beat together the brown sugar, salt, 1 whole egg, 4 egg yolks (reserve the whites for later), pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin puree, cream, lemon zest and orange zest. Once the mixture is smooth, pour into the prepared pie crust and transfer to the oven to bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until the center of the pie is just barely set. Remove from the oven and increase the temperature to 425 F. To make the meringue, in a large bowl combine the 4 reserved egg whites with the cream of tartar. It is very important that the egg whites be free from any trace of yolk and that the bowl be immaculately clean. Use an electric mixer tted with the whisk attachment to beat on medium-high until foamy. Add the sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, while continuing to beat. Once the sugar is all incorporated, beat until sti, shiny peaks form, a total of 6 to 7 minutes. Dollop the meringue on the top of the cooked pie, completely covering the surface, swirling to make peaks. Return the pie to the oven and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the meringue is lightly browned. Allow to cool at room temperature before serving. Nutrition information per serving: 370 calories; 180 calories from fat (49 percent of total calories); 20 g fat (10 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 175 mg cholesterol; 270 mg sodium; 46 g carbohydrate; 3 g ber; 33 g sugar; 7 g protein. Moving meringue beyond lemons in this delicious pumpkin pieBy ALISON LADMANASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOThis Thanksgiving pie is deliciously deceptive, hidden under the meringue is a classic pumpkin pie spiked with just a hint of citrus. One of the joys of Thanksgiving and the holidays is packing your home full of people you love. One of the challenges can be finding a spot for everyone to sit around your table. Dont shrink your guest list to fit your dining set „ use my three favorite tricks for fitting more folks around the table without compromising the overall awesome look of your dining area. 1. ADD CONTRASTING HOST CHAIRS The days of having to have all your dining chairs match is long gone. Now, we are free to curate unique configurations of chairs around our tables. Im thrilled about this, because it allows you to select seating options that are the best fit for your familys functions. One of my favorite looks? Putting unexpected chairs at the head and foot of the table. Whether you want to shift your existing dining chairs around to fit more people in for a big dinner party or you just want to give your dining grouping a fresh, updated look, put a pair of wingback chairs at the head and foot of your table. The wingback chairs can be a permanent part of your dining conguration, or you can borrow them from your living room when you have dinner guests. We like to stir together dierent materials when we create dining congurations. A set of bamboo chairs used as the host and hostess seats is a nice contrast at a casual table. Add a pop of color with a cushion or pillow. Scout around your home for a pair of chairs you could put at the ends of your table for your next party. Ive even used little benches at the head and foot of my table to seat two people there, not one. 2. SLIDE IN A BENCH Benches are fabulous when youre entertaining a group because they allow you to seat a lot more folks than you can with chairs. Have little people coming for dinner? You can fit several on a bench! A gorgeous cane-backed bench, with its soft seat cushion and velvet pillows, looks formal, even though its an informal piece of furniture. Benches come in a wide variety of styles, from modern to traditional, casual to formal, so youre sure to find one that fits your decor and price range. 3. USE A MIX OF SIDE CHAIRS When you buy a dining set, the chairs are usually the first thing to go. They get all the wear and tear, so, depending upon the quality of the furniture, the legs can break or fabric soil. Instead of replacing the whole set, just mix in a few new chairs that complement the look of your table and the remaining chairs. As long as everything harmonizes, you can use a host of seating options at one table. No matter how you line your table, the most important thing is to make sure there is a spot for everyone so the party is merry!Tricks to make room at the table for everyoneBy MARY CAROL GARRITYTRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE TNS PHOTOTry putting unexpected chairs at the head and foot of the table. With the chaos and hype that surrounds Black Friday, shoppers who plan to visit stores should make sure the deals they get are worth the long lines. Before you set out to wade through crowded store aisles, you need a game plan. These Black Friday shopping tips will help you nd better deals and save more on holiday shopping „ with less legwork. SCOUR LEAKED BLACK FRIDAY ADS: The best way to know that youre getting the best deals on Black Friday is to compare ads as they are leaked. With major retailers leaking Black Friday ads earlier and earlier, youll have plenty of time to compare prices. You dont have to do all the homework yourself, however. Many deal websites oer resources to help you wade through the u to the real discounts. FatWallet, Brads Deals and DealNews are among those that oer roundups of the best Black Friday deals and tips to get the most out of your holiday shopping. Brent Shelton, an online shopping expert for FatWallet, said users of the site often have some of the best insights. Its a deal-hunting community that shares the hottest deals and tactics on how to make the deals better by stacking coupons with cash back and other discounts,Ž Shelton said. They also vet out the bad deals, oer suggestions and post price mistakes.Ž When youre on a deals site, be sure to check out user comments on Black Friday ads, articles or other information to see what other smart shoppers think. Rebecca Lehman, manager of content marketing for Brads Deals, said the site highlights deals consumers should watch. Our team of online shopping experts will be posting the best deals at Brads Deals all through Black Friday, Cyber Monday and beyond, and they are often digging up bargains from retailers who dont publish Black Friday ads or that you never would have thought to check,Ž Lehman said. SHOP AROUND BLACK FRIDAY INSTEAD OF ON IT: Dont just compare Black Friday deals, make sure you also look at discounts oered on Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday is a fantastic day to shop online, and many deals will meet or beat Black Friday,Ž Lehman said. So much (of) Black Friday shopping has shifted online that one bleeds into the next with not a lot of dierentiation.Ž Shoppers uninterested in braving Black Friday crowds or who are shopping for items unlikely to be steeply discounted could nd better deals on Cyber Monday. If you have your eye on clothing, shoes, beauty products, toys or travel, for example, Cyber Monday could be your best bet, according to DealNews analysis of last years deals. Retailers tended to oer steeper and more frequent discounts in these categories on Cyber Monday than on Black Friday. We recommend you do your shopping a little early,Ž said Louis Ramirez, senior features writer for DealNews. So instead of Black Friday, shop on Thanksgiving Day. Instead of Cyber Monday, shop on the weekend before Cyber Monday. Thats when youll see the best deals.Ž SNAG THE BEST BLACK FRIDAY DEALS ONLINE: Most Black Friday deals will be oered online as well as in-store, so shoppers can shop from home and still take advantage of some of the best prices. In general, you can shop any major retailers Black Friday online deals and get the same prices as you would in the store,Ž Lehman said. She added, however, that big door-busters like televisions under $79 likely will be in short supply and wont be available online. On the other hand, some door-busters might only be available online or oered throughout the holiday weekend. Many stores will oer online-only door-busters, or make them available to both online and in-store (shoppers),Ž Shelton said. And other stores have time-released door-busters throughout Thursday, Friday and some on Saturday.Ž Just make sure you pay attention if youre planning to shop online on Black Friday. Read the ne print in the ad, which should disclose whether or not a door-buster is in-store only,Ž Lehman said. STACK BLACK FRIDAY SAVINGS WITH COUPONS: One of the biggest mistakes a shopper can make is assuming that the ad price is the lowest price,Ž said Lehman. My favorite example for this is Kohls Black Friday sale, where just about everything in the ad is also eligible for further discounts with promo codes.Ž On top of lowered Black Friday prices, Lehman said last year she saw the retailer oer a 15 percent-o coupon as well as $15 in Kohls Cash per $50 spent. All of that combined makes it one of the most underrated Black Friday sales out there.Ž Many Black Friday and holiday ads will include coupons, and retailers will also oer plenty of coupon codes that are valid when shopping online. Do not buy anything online without rst looking for a coupon,Ž Ramirez said. Even if youre happy with the deal youve found, there will be hundreds of coupons available on Black Friday week „ some of which youll be able to stack with existing coupons or sales.Ž To make sure youre not missing any coupons from your favorite retailer, subscribe to its email list and get coupons and oers delivered to your inbox. Sites like CouponSherpa, RetailMeNot and Coupons. com also round up Black Friday coupons and coupon codes thatll help you save more. WATCH FOR GIFT CARD OFFERS: In-store gift cards are a popular Black Friday deal that some major retailers oered last year to sweeten deals for customers. Shoppers will probably see some of these gift cards up for grabs again this year. Toys R Us, for example, recently released a coupon for a $10 credit for every $75 you spend through Nov. 21. Its an awesome deal if you know youll be buying other items as you can use these incentives to save money on your next purchases,Ž Shelton said. If youre not a frequent shopper of that store, however, You may be better o using a dierent stores discount,Ž Shelton added. Shoppers should also pay close attention to the ne print on these gift cards. Unlike gift cards you buy, these cards have expiration dates and will probably have to be redeemed before the end of the year. After their redeem date passes, theyll be worthless. USE YOUR SMARTPHONE: Your smartphone can be a smart tool you can use to nd and take advantage of deals. One way is to follow your favorite stores on social media apps. Retailers often reveal exclusive deals to their social media followers. We have seen interesting things happening in the last few years, like Sephora sending sneak peeks (of) their Black Friday deals to followers on Snapchat last year,Ž Lehman said. Some stores also oer special rewards to smartphone users who download their apps. Target has their Cartwheel app, which oers exclusive deals year-round, so its not a huge leap to think they would leverage that on Black Friday, and Im sure that other retailers are considering similar strategies,Ž Lehman said. In fact, Targets 2015 toy book advertises two exclusive offers on its apps: a 50 percent discount on a dierent toy each day through Cartwheel and 10 percent o all items selected through the Target Kids Wish List. GET REWARDED FOR LOYALTY: Sign up for the loyalty programs,Ž Lehman said. Many retailers give their loyalty members early access to the dealsŽ and additional opportunities to save. Members of the Toys R Us rewards program, for example, earn $5 for every $125 spent at the brands stores. These rewards can stack with other deals for even bigger savings. Kohls Yes2You loyalty program gives shoppers $5 for every 100 points they accumulate. The store also runs promotions that allow members to earn double or even triple the points on purchases. EARN CASH BACK: Black Friday shoppers can earn cash back on their holiday purchases by taking advantage of other oers. Cashback sites like BeFrugal, Ebates and FatWallet can oer customers cash back on qualifying purchases. The app Ibotta does the same for mobile shoppers. Using these shopping tools, you can easily get 5 percent cash back or more on the stores youre already shopping at. BeFrugal oers up to 8.5 percent back at Amazon and JCPenney, while Ebates oers 3 percent back at Sears and Macys. Cardholders of a cash back credit card will also get back some of the money they spend on Black Friday purchases. By simply being strategic about how you pay, youll qualify for even bigger savings. Store credit cards and debit cards are probably a shoppers best bet for bigger savings. Kohls regularly oers extra savings to Kohls Charge cardholders, for example, while Target oers 5 percent o on purchases made with its Red Card. But even a basic 1 percent cash-back credit card can help shoppers stretch their holiday budgets further. These holiday credit card rewards can stack with loyalty rewards and cashback sites. Cardholders should check for other perks, like a credit card price matching policy, said Lehman. Read up on your credit cards price matching policy, and then consider buying your picks early,Ž she said. It might take a little work, and model numbers have to match exactly, but for (many) items it can be a great way to beat the rush.Ž SET PRICE ALERTS: Prices on items uctuate not only from store to store, but also from day to day on any given website,Ž said Regina Conway, a consumer expert at Slickdeals. If youre shopping for a particular item, your best bet is to set a deal alert on „ that way youll be notied when the best price becomes available.Ž FatWallet oers a similar tool: I set up topic alerts,Ž Shelton said. Every time a deal or discussion happens that matches my keyword, I get an alert that oers me a chance to buy the super-hot items that can often sell out quickly.Ž This makes hunting down Black Friday deals easier. Secrets to scoring the best Black Friday dealsBy ELYSSA KIRKHAMGOBANKINGRATES.COM




Look What You Missed Page 1Well, hello! Glad youre back. Due to the warm weather, we may not have known it was November without the signs of our seasonal visitors arriving on schedule. Weve had quite an interesting off-seasonŽ this year. Lots of things are going on that point to a bright future for our area. Western Michigan University of“cials took their “rst big step toward establishing a ”ight school in Punta Gorda, with help from the Charlotte County Airport, SouthWest Florida Community College and our local governments. The Cheney Bros. restaurant distribution center is up and running, and doing big business. You can see this sprawling facility from the interstate. Our airport is doing great, seeing record numbers of ”iers each month, and recently opened a new, larger, more comfortable terminal. Its pretty cool! North Port continues to grow, as population counts show. Seems like every week there is a new business to check out. Englewood folks spent much of the summer planning a huge speed boat race that you may have read about. This offseason, weve seen some good, new r estaurants pop up. I think owners do this in the su mmer so they and their staff can work out the kinks. Our restaurant columnist Sue Wade wrote a detailed piece thatll get you caught up on all the comings, the goings, the movings and shakings in this very important industry. By the way, Id recommend you check out Sues column, The Scene,Ž each Saturday to get updates about restaurants you love and news about some youve never heard of. Its one of the cool additions we made over the summer. Speaking of changes to your Sun newspaper, you may have noticed some. Our readers have been asking us to bump up national news coverage, and this summer we did it in a big way. Weve partnered with USA Today for eight pages of news, right inside the Sun each day. These pages are packed with trending stories, photos, in-depth analysis, all packaged with USA Todays expedient design and information-packed graphics. To make room for USA Today Local News, we had to compress and rethink our national and world section, The Wire. If you look in the back pages of USA Today, youll find our Florida Report, the daily weather report, a full page of stocks plus other market coverage, and even more news of the world. On Sundays, check out the new USA Today Life, an 8-page section packed with entertainment news, features, travel pieces, books, music, TV „ you name it. It could take you most of the day to read our Sunday paper. If thats not enough for you, and you have a subscription to the Sun , call up and get a password to read our online edition on your computer, your tablet or your smartphone. Its the whole newspaper, plus Extra sections each day from Cox Newspapers. Friday has a Tech Extra, Saturday is Adventure & Fitness Extra, Sunday is their Parenting Extra. You get the idea. Also available to our e-edition subscribers are TONS of information about NFL and NCAA football. If you browse Friday through Monday, youll find dozens of extra pages covering previews and results that span the entire weekend. Back on the local front, weve added a weekly column by Al Hemingway on veterans issues, and a column each Saturday by Dan Mearns called Health & Hope. We hope you enjoy these additions to your Sun. Let us know and tell you what else youd like! Chris Porter is executive editor of Sun Newspapers. Contact him at porter@ or at 941-206-1134.Welcome back „ weve been busy! Chris Porter PHOTO BY DONNELL BATESHaving a great time at Oktoberfest on Oct. 3 are Betty and John Hanzl, Ron Bates, Al Hemingway and Sue Paquin.Happy Oktoberfest


Look What You Missed Page 2Originally printed Oct. 7 GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. „ With the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees voting unanimously on Tuesday to expand academic programs to Florida, a roomful of administrators and faculty erupted in applause, signaling the start of an enthusiastic and mutually bene“cial alliance with Southwest Florida. Its an opportunity to build great relationships, to share with others the really marvelous resources that we have, and were happy to do so,Ž said John Dunn, WMU president. This is about education, its about economic development. Weve got a lot of work to do.Ž The Florida initiative began with board approval to seek a provisional license from the Florida Department of Education to establish a physical presence in the Sunshine State. Having already determined market demand and identi“ed programs to meet those needs, a permanent license for WMU could be achieved in “ve years. By af“liating with Florida SouthWestern State College, the WMU Cooley School of Law in Tampa and other health care programs in Charlotte County, WMU is poised for growth in both enrollment and revenue by delivering education that connects economic drivers and community needs in Southwest Florida. With $2.5 million of WMU seed money, matched by a Florida state grant, facilities for both WMU and FSW will soon sprout at the north end of the Punta Gorda Airport. By September 2017, 50 aviation students are expected to arrive for academic study, along with several dozen international students interested solely in ”ight training. After that, the skys the limit. Dawn Gaymer, WMU associate provost for extended university programs, told WMU trustees that the university is reaching out to Florida because it is ripe with potential. In fact, there is no public university in Florida that offers an aviation program, she said, allowing Western Michigan to “ll a huge void. Ive been doing this work for 25 years and Ive never seen a greater demand than what we have in the aviation market, both nationally and internationally,Ž Gaymer said. There are other academic programs that hold great promise as well. Local conservation groups are encouraging WMU to come to Southwest Florida as a research institution. Health care is another WMU priority where Charlotte County may hold the key. Western Michigan takes flight in areaBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITER PHOTOS PROVIDEDThe Bronco logo of Western Michigan University identies planes used by WMU aviation students.


NORTH PORT „ New construction is bringing several new restaurant options, along with discount shopping, to the city. Driving toward Sumter Boulevard on U.S. 41, residents have probably noticed new construction near Publix in the Cocoplum Village Shops. The Benderson Development building, which features three units, and with an estimated value of $447,024, will include a Chipotle Mexican Grill at 17019 Tamiami Trail, near Cocoplum Village Shops. The eatery is committed to serving Mexican-style food, like burritos, tacos, rice bowls and quesadillas, without arti“cial ”avors or “llers. Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold has said the 6,600-square-foot, freestanding building will take an average six months to build and could employ 25 to 30. Sharing the building with Chipotle will be Uncle Maddios Pizza Joint, a createyour-ownŽ premium pizza franchise that will take up 2,500 square feet. According to Uncle Maddios website, guests can choose from one of three pizza crusts, including a gluten-free option, and 48 toppings including six sauces, 27 vegetables and 15 meats. For those with dietary restrictions, the eatery serves up a selection of healthful options such as a whole wheat crust, hormone-free chicken, fresh local vegetables, Daiya vegan cheese and organic greens. Create-your-own signature salads and toasted Panini sandwiches round out the Italian-style menu, the website states. The restaurant also offers a selection of craft beers and wine. Opening dates for Chipotle and Uncle Maddios are not yet known. No other business has been announced for the third unit in the building. Construction also began in July for the new Walmart Neighborhood Market, at 1100 S. Main Street, near Sumter and West Price boulevards, on the same side of Sumter as McDonalds. The grocery store is a smaller version of a Walmart that includes fresh produce, meat and dairy products, bakery and deli items, household supplies, health and beauty aids and a pharmacy. A gas station is also being built as part of the project. Progress is slow on a Popeyes restaurant, which features fried chicken and seafood, planned for 14906 Tamiami Trail. According to Melissa Crosby, a development tech II in the citys Neighborhood Development Services Planning Division, Popeyes is “nishing up its development review with the Planning Department. There is no estimated date of completion for the project. Nearly opposite side of Sumter from the neighborhood market, a 2,247-squarefoot Dunkin Donuts is going up in an outparcel lot of the Heron Creek Publix Plaza, at 1301 S. Sumter Blvd. No opening date has been announced. In addition, a 17,018-square-foot Aldi Food Market opened at the corner of Salford Boulevard and U.S. 41, near Perkins Restaurant, in mid-July. Opening with 17 employees, Aldi offers store and brand-name items, along with some gluten-free and organic products, at low prices. In June, it was announced that Goodwill Manasota, which already operates a retail center at 14879 Tamiami Trail in North Port, plans to open a 2,500-square-foot donation center at 2250 Bobcat Village Center Road off Toledo Blade Boulevard early next year. The donation center will cost an estimated $1.2 million „ including the land it is to be built upon „ and will employ four workers. It will not operate as a retail center of any kind. It will include a drive-thru bay, for the convenience of donors wishing to drop off clothing, furniture or any unwanted household items.Email: annek@sun-herald.comNew restaurants, discount shopping coming to North PortBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERCustomers head into the new North Port Aldi store in July. A second location is under construction at the Port Charlotte Town Center mall. SUN PHOTO BY MADISON HEIDConstruction in September at the future site of Chipotle/Uncle Maddios Pizza Joint, in front of Publix in Cocoplum Village Shops.Look What You Missed Page 3


Originally printed May 27 Charlotte County School Board members named former Port Charlotte High School principal Steve Dionisio as the districts next superintendent Tuesday. The announcement came at Tuesdays School Board workshop, where the board directed School Board Attorney Mike McKinley to engage in formal negotiations with him for the position. McKinley said this decision wont be of“cial until around June 23, when the contract should be ready to be signed, and it wont be effective until Oct. 1, the day after current Superintendent Doug Whittaker is scheduled to retire. Why are we even bothering to do a search when we have someone in our own backyard that can do the job?Ž asked School Board Member Barbara Rendell at the Tuesday morning workshop, where the board discussed the selection process to replace Whittaker. Steve is trusted. He is admired. He is highly regarded throughout this county,Ž she added. He has a proven record throughout this county. If we go on a nationwide search, and we bring in a stranger, that person doesnt know our culture here in Charlotte County. They dont know our vision and our purpose, and it would take years for that person to build relationships that Steve has already built.Ž Whittaker, who makes about $160,00 annually as superintendent, earlier this month announced his plans to retire. He had originally planned to stay until July 2016, but decided after over 40 years in education he wanted to spend more time with family. A graduate of Port Charlotte High School, Dionisio served as the schools principal for more than 10 years before moving to the district level as assistant superintendent of learning at the beginning of the year. His salary was $109,565, but hes now expected to earn the same salary as Whittaker. Dionisio said he was con“dent he could handle the job. Im not naive. I know there will be a learning curve,Ž he said. I might only have a few months of work at the district level, but on that team I have many years of experience.Ž Email: sbrokaw@sun-herald.comDistrict taps Dionisio for school chiefBy SOMMER BROKAWSTAFF WRITER DIONISIO HERALD PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSYoung Alice, aka Gabby Martin, 11, sixth grader at Charlotte Academy listens to the Rev. Dodgson, aka Daulton Lunsford, a senior at Charlotte High School who narrates the story of Alice the Musical.Ž The family-friendly show was presented in July by Suncoast Youth Theatre, a new theatre youth group co-directed by Sue Strope and Charlotte High graduates Louis Brady and Meghan Dawson.Alice the Musical Look What You Missed Page 4


Originally printed Aug. 7 A local man “shing out in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday night reeled in a package containing more than 50 pounds of cocaine, potentially worth more than $10 million. The “sherman was an off-duty Charlotte County Sheriffs detective, who was 20 miles out. CCSO Col. Tom Rodgers said Thursday the agency was not releasing the detectives name for security reasons.Ž Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell said the coke has been turned over to federal authorities, and the CCSO is assisting them in determining the drugs origin. Prummell said the cocaine was uncutŽ „ not diluted „ and worth about $2.5 million on the streets. If cut, he said, the powder could be worth between $10 million and $12 million. To put that in perspective, dozens of treasures „ including gold and silver „ from two 400-year-old Spanish shipwrecks near the Florida Keys were auctioned off Wednesday night in New York for about $2 million. Drugs, cocaine in particular, have been found in Gulf waters before. In 2013, a group of “shermen south of Destin, Fla., found 55 pounds of the white stuff, for example. They, too, turned the lucrative sugarŽ over to authorities. A video of Prummell speaking about the catchŽ is available on the CCSO Facebook page. It had garnered 100 likes and shares within an hour of its post Thursday afternoon. One commenter noted a sudden new interest now in our area as a vacation spot.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comFisherman snags 50 pounds of cocaineBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDED BY CCSOA local sherman snagged 50 pounds of cocaine in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday night. Look What You Missed Page 5


Originally printed Sept. 28 NORTH PORT „ Fresh produce, seafood and bread lovers, rejoice. The North Port Farmers Market held a ribbon-cutting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 2 on the square in front of City Hall, near the intersection of Sumter and City Hall boulevards, to celebrate its formal opening in town. Founder Jerry Presseller, who also founded the Punta Gorda Farmers Market, said the North Port venue will of“cially open at 9 a.m. that morning and run until 1 p.m. After that, it will do business from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday until April „ except Christmas „ and will even remain open on New Years Day. Right now were at about 46 vendors,Ž Presseller said. Well have two seafood vendors, three produce vendors, live entertainment in the form of a steel drum duo, a couple of bakeries, pickles, olives, cheese and all kinds of (other) food.Ž Presseller added artwork, jewelry and health and beauty vendors will also make the scene; however, openings are still available to more vendors who might want to set up shop there. Id like to have a French bakery,Ž he said. Also, anyone who has trees and ”owers would be welcome. Im looking for an orchid vendor and someone who has native plants as well.Ž Presseller added he has received some blowback from customers complaining about the choice of Fridays to hold the farmers market, but said he cant do much about that at the present time. Most of my vendors are tied up on Saturdays already,Ž he said. Theyre just not available, so I went to Friday. Also, Im tied up on Saturdays as well at the Punta Gorda Farmers Market, so its kind of dif“cult to do it then. Well stay with Fridays for now and see how it goes.Ž Seafood vendor Steve Dale of Fresh Catch Fish Company also sells his wares at the Punta Gorda Farmers Market. The company sources “sh from all over the world, including walleye and yellow perch from Canada, snapper, wahoo and hog“sh from the Caribbean and salmon, halibut, rock“sh and crabs from Alaska. Dale maintained Friday would not be a problem for his North Port customers. Weve been studying the demographics of North Port for maybe even a retail location,Ž Dale said. A lot of our business this winter will be from the snowbirds, but local people will come as well. We know that Englewood, which is a very good market, is one of the busiest and best markets around „ and their market takes place on Thursday.Ž Presseller added he feels fantasticŽ about bringing the farmers market to North Port. Weve gotten a lot of positive response on it from the community,Ž he said. Were looking forward to the ribbon-cutting and hope everyone can come out for that.Ž For more information about either attending the North Port Farmers Market or operating a vendors stall there, call 941-391-4856 or go to www. Port Farmers Market debuts at City HallBy STEVEN J. SMITHSUN CORRESPONDENT Awesome David,Ž also known as David Webster, brought the Happy Pickle, a family owned business, from Lehigh Acres to the North Port Farmers Market. SUN PHOTOS BY MONICA AMAYANorth Port residents Michelle Smith and Lori Patterson came out to the opening day of the Farmers Market to buy produce. It was a successful rst day for the market, according to North Port Area Chamber Executive Director Bill Gunnin, as several vendors completely sold out of their products.Look What You Missed Page 6


Originally printed May 14 NORTH PORT „ Members of Sabal Trace Golf & Country Club in North Port gathered outside the clubhouse May 13 trying to make sense of a sign on the doors of the facility. With deep regret, we are announcing the closure of the golf course as of (May 12),Ž the sign states, which was the “rst time many members were hearing the news. According to the page-long letter, Charlotte Golf Partners, the company that owns the course at 5456 Greenwood Ave., was unable to negotiate an extension on its loan with its current lender, Wells Fargo. The sign states the club has run out of time,Ž even though it has not missed a payment since the loan was modi“ed in 2010. The letter also states the possible development of a new replica golf course on the property that has been in the works for nearly a decade, and has millions of dollars invested into it, no longer will happen. Matt Mootz, an owner of Charlotte Golf Partners and managing partner at Sabal Trace, was co-designing the replica course with Tour 18, a golf course architect “rm based in Houston, Texas, to transform Sabal Trace into Valente at Sabal Trace „ a new par-71 golf course featuring nine new holes as exact replicas of some of the most iconic and challenging holes in the country „ surrounding 280 new single-family homes and paired villas. An original plan submitted in 2006 stipulated nearly twice as much housing, so Mootz currently had been awaiting approval on his amended site plan from the citys Planning and Zoning Advisory Board, as well as a go-ahead from the North Port City Commission. In December 2014, Mootz said the clubhouse at Sabal Trace would be torn down and relocated in April, but admitted that may be delayed a month or two,Ž due to the citys review process. He maintained the existing golf course would be redone on schedule, by January 2016. Mootz could not be reached for comment due to a death in his family, according to employees at another golf course that Mootz manages in Englewood East, The Cove of Rotonda Golf Center. Employees said The Cove and another course Mootz manages in Naples will remain open. Mootzs second-in-command, Cathy Edelen, director of golf at The Cove, also could not be reached for comment. Jim Glass, Sabal Trace resident and president of the Sabal Trace homeowners association „ which includes about 800 residences „ said there are two main problems with the closure of the golf course „ home property values may decline without a golf course; and, if another developer buys the course, then he probably will want to build more homes on it. The assessed value of the property is around $2 million. I have a call in for an attorney,Ž Glass said. Members have about a quarter of a million dollars in it to play golf.ŽSabal Trace closes abruptlyBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITER SUN FILE PHOTOSabal Trace Golf & Country Club members began gathering outside the clubhouse the day it closed, May 13, confused about the sudden closure of the North Port neighborhoods 18-hole private course.Look What You Missed Page 7 WE VE MOVED! STOP BY OUR NEW LOCATION AT 100 MADRI D BLVD. , SUI TE 411 ( NEXT TO FAMI LY DENTAL) PUNTA GORDA 33950 adno=50488261 TRAVEL EASE LTD INC. 9416377771 LET US SHOW YOU THE WORLD! Voted Readers Choice Best Travel Agency 8 years in a row! t ravelease@comcast . net € www. t ravelease2. vacat i onport . net


Originally published Sept. 23 MURDOCK „ Charlotte County commissioners are on board to help the inaugural Englewood Beach Waterfest. The commission voted 4-0 for county attorneys to draw up a contract that will help to offset some of the public safety and other county costs Waterfest organizers face. Commission Chairman Bill Truex abstained, since he serves on the board of the Englewood Incubation Center, one of the nonpro“ts expected to bene“t from Waterfest events. Unlike the Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix in April 2014, Commissioner Stephen R. Deutsch said, (Waterfest) is a whole different activity in my mind. I think the mobilization and involvement of the Englewood community has been absolutely fantastic.Ž Deutsch also saluted the Waterfest organizers „ who are all volunteers „ for involving community nonpro“ts in their planned events. Speci“cally, Waterfest asked commissioners for: € $45,000 in cash to serve as a second payment to the OPA racing organization. € $31,050 in cash to pay the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ces estimated cost to provide deputies and other public-safety support for the four-day racing event. € $6,450 in cash for Charlotte County Fire/EMS ambulances and other support. € $2,000 to $4,000 in an inkind contribution, waiving the countys temporary-use permits for what will be a race villageŽ at the public Englewood Beach. € $25,000 in an in-kind contribution waiving county Parks and Recreation fees for the use of the Englewood Beach parking lots. Commissioners added on $6,500 for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission of“cers services during the boat race. In April 2014, organizers of the Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix failed to pay more than $36,000 owed to the CCSO, the FWC, the Englewood Area Fire Control District, Charlotte County Fire/ EMS and the Sarasota County Sheriffs Of“ce. Unlike the other agencies, the FWC of“cers losses were out of their own pockets „ not out of the coffers of the state agency. Those numbers, however, may change. Commissioners want to look into whether the county park, sheriffs and other fees might be reduced. Truex did note the costs appeared higher than what was charged „ but never paid by „ the Charlotte Harbor boat race organizers. I think we will have to dig in and drill down into the costs of these things, for all the public safety services, and understand the numbers more,Ž Commissioner Ken Doherty said. Commissioner Chris Constance dissented when the commission voted to help fund the Charlotte Harbor organizers with $250,000 in county funds for the “rst two years of its racing plans. However, when the commission severed its contract with those organizers, $80,000 of the funding remained. Constance suggested there may be limits to his support of Waterfest. Waterfest is more than a boat race. Its inaugural plans include an environmental awareness festival, world-class standup paddleboard competitions, a boat parade on West Dearborn Street, and other events this fall. Those events will culminate with OPA/APBA Offshore World Championship powerboat races off Manasota Key from Nov. 19-22. Details are available at Waterfest organizers expect the event to cost $300,000 to stage successfully. The event currently faces a budget de“cit estimated at $181,835. The problem, co-chairwoman Elaine Miller suggested, is cash ”ow.Ž Organizers will continue to fundraise, and once the events are staged, then other revenues will be available. When we go into next year, well have money to make deposits,Ž Miller said. As a “rst year, it is a unique challenge.Ž While commissioners were willing to address most of the public-safety costs, Waterfest still will be responsible for $19,320 the Englewood Area Fire Control District wants for “re protection during the racing events.Email: reilly@sun-herald.comCharlotte helps launch WaterfestBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER Look What You Missed Page 8


Originally published June 22 ROTONDA WEST „ Garry Clark called out, I matter to God.Ž The longtime Fellowship pastor quickly moved past the fanfare of the new $6 million church opening „ without a penny of debt „ and spoke a message of hope to hundreds the morning of June 21. Some will say we opened a new building so we will give you a hug today,Ž Clark said. No, if you come to Fellowship Church, you are going to get a hug every Sunday.Ž Clarks message continued with asking if any members and guests, some who came from as far away as North Carolina to hear his words, needed a fresh start in life. A fresh start begins with taking responsibility,Ž he said after singing with the praise and worship team. Some are asking, How do I begin again? It starts with taking ownership of your life. Are you tired of screwing up? Excuses dont cut it. Being responsible. I am a coach, but I cant get in there and get the job done for the players.Ž Next, Clark asked, Does your past de“ne your future?Ž Ive preached for 30 years and yet I never realized that I mattered,Ž he said. At 48, I “nally learned I matter. I have value. I “nally let it sink in how much I matter in Gods eyes.Ž Clark said too often people skip the positive and thrive on negative thoughts at home and work. Guys, it takes work to be happy,Ž he said. I force myself and I push myself by faith toward happiness. If you want to talk about how crappy your life is, I can do it too, but at the end of the day all we are left with is a bunch of crap. ... You have to see yourself as happy. People might think you are nuts, but dont you deserve to be happy?Ž Clark admitted there have been times when he needed help. He needed to learn to ask for it. I must allow others to help me,Ž he said. Ive always been able to take care of myself. That is until I realized I needed help understanding I mattered. I didnt know I mattered. Have you ever been through a mess in your life and helped someone who was also a mess? Thats the plan.Ž Following the sermon, Clarks brother Terry greeted guests in the lobby. He traveled 12 hours from North Carolina with several family members to support the opening of Fellowship Church at 140 Rotonda Blvd. W. The heartfelt message you heard, thats Garry,Ž he said. He preaches from his heart. He loves people. He doesnt want them to hurt. He knows God has a plan for them.Ž The church offers ministries for seniors, couples, prison inmates, widows, men, women, teens and children. ... We are nondenominational and have services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.,Ž said Dina Beahrs, Fellowship Church spokeswoman. We have 1,200 or more in season and 600 in the summer. The more the merrier.ŽEmail: eallen@sun-herald.comFellowship Church open for the Lords businessBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITORLook What You Missed Page 9 Restaurant Open To The Public! Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner November Rates $43 Before 12pm $38 After 12pm December Rates $48 Before 12pm $43 After 12pm Florida Residents SAVE $5! (Must Show Drivers License) Plus Tax If Your Game Is Rusty, Give M ark Faulkner, PGA a Call! PORT CHARLOTTE GOLF CLUB 22400 GLENEAGLES TERRACE PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA 33952-5628 PRO SHOP: 941-625-4109 OFFICE: 941-625-4100 Voted #1 7 Years in a Row! P L E A S E J O I N U S F O R PLEASE JOIN US FOR O U R T O Y  S F O R T O T S OUR TOYS FOR TOTS T O U R N A M E N T O N TOURNAMENT ON D E C . 5 T H 1 2 : 3 0 S H O T G U N DEC. 5 TH 12:30 SHOT-GUN WE ARE ACCEPTING ANY TOY DONATIONS NOW THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT 2009 2010 2012 2011 2014 2013 2015 adno=50488336


Look What You Missed Page 10Ecofest kicks off Waterfest Chuck Ideberger of the Lemon Bay Conservancy leads a group in a wading adventure at the Ecofest event.SUN FILE PHOTOS BY TIM KERNDr. Robin Jenkins of the Peace River Wildlife Center in Punta Gorda shows o Luna, an albino screech owl, at Ecofest. Left: Owen Ruiz, 3, takes a close look at some of the Babcock Wilderness Adventures animal fossils at the Ecofest event. David Clayton of the Lemon Bay Conservancy takes a group on a trail walk at the Ecofest: A Waterfest Event, held Nov. 8 at Lemon Bay Park in Englewood. The Ecofest event provided hands-on learning opportunities for children and families. It featured live animals, interactive demonstrations and dozens of exhibitors.


Originally printed June 26 NORTH PORT „ Gene Matthews, affectionately known locally as Mr. North Port,Ž was honored June 25 as the inaugural inductee into the North Port Area Chamber of Commerces Business Advocate Hall of Fame. Matthews, 79, was presented with the honor at the Annual Chamber Meeting and State of the City Address, held at Heron Creek Golf & Country Club. Every year we do a Business of the Year contest, and then we thought, its the people out there who do a lot for the business community,Ž Bill Gunnin, executive director of the chamber, said, calling Matthews a mainstayŽ in the city. Current chamber president Jill Luke said Matthews was an obvious choice to be the “rst Chamber Business Advocate. Who else but Mr. North Port?Ž she asked rhetorically. Gene and his wife, Lorraine „ she was recognized as well with a bouquet of ”owers „ moved to the city in 1972, and Matthews proceeded to rack up accolades due to his extensive community involvement. Gunnin and Luke took turns reading a selection of them that included Realtor of the Year in 1981; serving on the Sarasota County School Board from 1982-90; serving as a Sarasota County commissioner from 1992-96; North Port Chamber Businessman of the Year in 1992; host of the Comcast cable show North Port, a View from Here;Ž and a member of a plethora of boards and committees. There was more on this list,Ž Gunnin said, with Luke adding, This is only a third of (Matthews) accomplishments.Ž A natural point to highlight was Matthews involvement with the Boys & Girls Club of Sarasota County „ the North Port unit at 6851 S. Biscayne Drive is named for him. Bill Sadlo, president and CEO of the Sarasota County clubs, said Matthews is a champion of childrenŽ and the community. The Boys & Girls Club started in North Port in 1995 at the Scout House, and Gene said it wasnt enough. He worked tirelessly,Ž fundraising and “nding sponsors to secure money to buy the current club location, the former home of South Biscayne Church. The club accommodates 200 children in after-school and mentoring programs during the school year; that number jumps to 300 over the summer. I know Gene is passionate about our kids. The kids (at the Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club) in North Port have won numerous awards, and its because of ƒGene,Ž Sadlo said. Gene, thank you so much!Ž Former city commissioner Fred Tower III read the 2008 proclamation naming Matthews Mr. North Port,Ž citing his service as a volunteer “re“ghter and president and vice president of North Port Little League. Matthews son Steve also spoke. Im just so proud of his accomplishments in this town. It took me so many years to mentor him, and get him to where he is today. Hes not a good listener,Ž Steve joked, resulting in a round of laughs from the audience. But Im even more proud to call him my dad. Hes a great mentor, teacher and father.Ž A long-running joke about Matthews wanting a room at Quality Health Care Center turned into a mini roast, with Quality Health administrator Lori King presenting him with a giant vanity key to hisŽ room at the facility. Its your own VIP suite,Ž King said. And if you ever lose your key, youve got a certi“cate. ƒ We cant wait for you to move in!Ž Matthews was a good sport about the whole thing, joking back that when he and Lorraine have a “ght, hed be glad to use the space. He then turned a bit more serious, recalling the city when he “rst moved here. Weve heard so much about the past,Ž he said, adding that, back in 1972, U.S. 41 was two lanes and you could ride from here to Venice and never pass a car. ... A lot of young people were coming here, and there was a spirit at that time of making North Port something. We just grew and grew and grew. I accept this award on behalf of all those people who helped start it. Thank you very much.Ž A plaque will hang in the North Port Chamber of“ce featuring Matthews and subsequent Business Advocate inductees.Email: annek@sun-herald.comMatthews honored at Business Advocate Hall of FameBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERGene Matthews holds his North Port Area Chamber of Commerce Business Advocate Hall of Fame award.Look What You Missed Page 11


North Port Freedom Fest is a blast Right: Lindsay Avery with son, Phoenix, 1, enjoy the Freedom Fest in North Port. Matt Burke, lead singer for the band Have Gun, Will Travel, entertains all who attended the Fourth of July activities in North Port. Josh Williams, 14, a sophomore at North Port High, proud to be an American. Right: Eli Teehee, 9, bounces on the power jumper. Right: Cameron Mings, 2, shows o a sparkler.SUN PHOTOS BY MONICA AMAYARight: Two-year-old Isabella Budd enjoys a cold drink on a hot Fourth of July evening at the Freedom Festival at North Port High School.Look What You Missed Page 12


Originally printed Sept. 15 PUNTA GORDA „ Dee Armsworth relaxes in a chair in the new terminal building at the Punta Gorda Airport flipping through a magazine as she waits for a friend to arrive from Peoria, Ill. Her husband has just boarded an Allegiant Air plane headed for Indianapolis, Ind., so Armstrong has a few minutes to kill between pickup and drop-off. Before relocating full time to Punta Gorda, Armsworth and her husband often flew into the Punta Gorda Airport when visiting the area. The airport was modest back then; a few gates, a couple ticket counters, flights just a few days a week. But on Monday, as hundreds of passengers whizzed in and out of the new 40,000-square-foot section of Bailey Terminal, Armsworth couldnt help but marvel. I love this whole new thing,Ž the Punta Gorda woman said, motioning with a sweep of her arm at the new baggage carousels and waiting area. Its so much more open and spacious. Its really nice.Ž On Monday, airport officials opened the doors of the new terminal wing, which roughly tripled the size of the existing building. Construction is still underway, as crews work to connect the new building to the old one, which also will undergo extensive renovation to create a consistent look and feel. Its real nice,Ž said Ohio resident Bonnie Carr, who flew in Thursday to visit a friend in Venice. When we flew in, it was still under construction and today its open. It looks great.Ž Over the weekend, crews worked around the clock to get everything in place for the soft opening. Officials are hoping construction of the entire terminal will be completed by February or March 2016. When all is said and done, the terminal will go from 16,000 square feet to 56,000 square feet with 1,000-person seating capacity, additional ticket counters, improved security, a concession area, gift store, large-screen televisions and free Wi-Fi.Email: bbarbosa@sun-herald.comCharlotte airport opens new wingBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER Bonnie Carr and Lisa Leap wait for their ight back to Ohio Monday at the Punta Gorda Airports new terminal wing. The women ew down to Florida for a long weekend in Venice. It was Carrs rst time on an airplane. I love it. It was great,Ž she said. SUN PHOTOS BY BRENDA BARBOSAThe new terminal wing at the Punta Gorda Airport features big-screen TVs, a concession area and Wi-Fi.Look What You Missed Page 13


Look What You Missed Page 14Originally printed Oct. 23 CHARLOTTE COUNTY „ After more than “ve years of negotiating, planning, permitting and construction, food-distribution giant Cheney Brothers opened the doors to its new $40 million, state-of-the-art distribution center in Charlotte County Thursday. We are both honored and humbled to be part of that wonderful community,Ž Cheney chairman and CEO Byron Russell said at the new facility off Piper Road. We want to become Charlotte Countys and the surrounding counties favorite sons and daughters.Ž Gov. Rick Scott, who campaigned on a platform of job creation in 2014 and has been an avid supporter of Cheneys expansion, joined hundreds of company representatives, local government of“cials and community leaders in celebrating the opening of the new distribution center. Whats most exciting is that ƒ more people will get to live the dream of America, which is to have a great job,Ž Scott said. So far, Cheney Brothers has created more than 350 new jobs at its Charlotte facility and is expected to hire a total of 900 new people in the next “ve years, of“cials said. A Cheney Brothers job is a great job because its a great company,Ž Scott said. Construction of the 345,000-square-foot facility began last year on a 35-acre parcel just behind the countys Public Safety Complex, near the Punta Gorda Airport. Thursdays opening marked yet another milestone in the 90year history of Cheney, which started in 1925 as a mom-andpop operation with one truck delivering eggs and milk. Today, Cheney has several locations totaling more than a million square feet of space, and more than $1 billion in sales, making it one of the states largest privately owned companies. The new distribution center in Charlotte County is Cheneys “fth in Florida. A veritable technological feat, the two-story facility operates almost entirely with automated technology, and state-of-the-art cooling and heating; more than 26,000 cubic yards of concrete and a half-million yards of “ll went into creating the building. This is a de“nite plus for the county,Ž said Charlotte County Commissioner Stephen R. Deutsch. Prior to construction, months of work went into building Cheney Way, the new road leading to the facility that was made possible with a $721,677 state Economic Development Transportation Fund grant, and bringing in dirt to raise the site. Scott congratulated local of“cials and the construction team on bringing the building to life. Its nice to see all the economic development efforts across the county come to fruition,Ž said Punta Gorda City Councilwoman Rachel Keesling. This will de“nitely bring other companies to the area.Ž In 2009, Cheney Brothers began scouting Southwest Florida for a place to build a new distribution center that would service Floridas west coast, with easy access to a main thoroughfare. The 35-acre parcel of land just off Interstate 75 near the airport, once known as FEMA Village, caught Russells attention. In 2012, Cheney purchased the land from Charlotte County. Originally, company of“cials planned the facility to be about 250,000 square feet, similar to the Cheney Brothers headquarters in Riviera Beach, Fla. But those projections proved to be too small. Thanks to the new building, the company is already one of the largest private employers in the county. Applicants can go to for job openings.Email: bbarbosa@sun-herald.comCheney Bros. opens new distribution centerBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAFlorida Gov. Rick Scott congratulates Cheney Brothers CEO Byron Russell for the companys new distribution center in Charlotte County. The facility now employs close to 380 employees and is expected to bring close to 900 new jobs to the area.


Look What You Missed Page 15Originally published June 16 ENGLEWOOD „ Former Charlotte County commissioner Mac Horton waited the morning of June 15 for the day he once worried hed never see. Horton, now in his 70s, attended the ribbon-cutting and dedication of the Winchester Boulevard South from State Road 776 to Placida Road. Earlier this year, county commissioners dedicated the three-mile corridor to Horton. Driven by Commissioner Bill Truex, Horton and his wife Esther were given the “rst of“cial ride along the corridor before it was opened to traf“c. Within minutes of the Hortons return from their ride, road barricades were lifted and motorists started traveling along Winchester South. Horton is credited with keeping the county focused on Winchester South, Truex told the 200 or more people who gathered for the ribbon-cutting. Public Works Director Dan Quick also credited Horton for shepherding Winchester. But Horton gave credit to Charlotte County voters supporting the 1 percent sales tax extension which paid $11.6 million of the $30 million for Winchester Souths design and construction. Funding also included West County road impact fees, Florida Department of Transportation, grants and other funding sources. (The county) did not “nance this „ you “nanced it,Ž Horton said. If you hadnt supported the (sales tax) referendum, we would not be here. Its amazing to me what can be done when citizens and elected of“cials get together for a public cause.Ž And speci“cally, Truex recognized the efforts and vigilance of Englewood East activists Rocky DiGiorgio, Jack Donkel, Bruce Pomeroy and Larry OConnell, who dubbed themselves the Road Warriors.Ž Truex described them as keeping (Horton) motivated,Ž which drew a chuckle from Horton. All four of those folks were very instrumental in keeping this project in the forefront of the minds of those that mattered,Ž Truex said. Pomeroy is the only surviving member of the group. Mac was the one who made sure it got done, but I think he had some people nipping on his heels to make sure he kept moving forward „ as we all know how that can work,Ž Truex said, also giving a hats offŽ to Hortons wife Esther.Winchester Boulevard expands in EnglewoodBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERNVehicles begin to make good use of Winchester Boulevard South as soon as the ribbon was cut on June 15. PHOTO PROVIDED BY CHARLOTTE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKSConstruction crews pour the concrete deck of a new bridge spanning the Butterford Waterway along Gasparilla Road. The new bridge is part of a four-lane expansion of Gasparilla Road from the Gasparilla Road-State Road 776 (South McCall Road) intersection to just south of Rotonda Boulevard East.Gasparilla construction moving along quickly


Look What You Missed Page 16Originally printed Sept. 3 PUNTA GORDA „ In a move thats poised to change the face of the waterfront for years to come, the city “nally inked a deal Wednesday with the owners of Fishermens Village for the sale of public property along the harbor. In a unanimous decision that drew rounds of applause from residents and business owners, the City Council on Wednesday approved a contract to sell two parcels of city-owned property to ATA Fishville LLC „ the Arizonabased owners of Fishermens Village „ for $3.51 million, plus more than $30 million in capital improvements to the site that include a new mixed-use building with added parking, new marina facilities, remodeled bathrooms, renovations to center court, a man-made beach, luxury, resort-style amenities and an extension of the citys HarborWalk. I really do think that this is the beginning of some very great things,Ž said Punta Gorda Mayor Carolyn Freeland. This property will encourage other developers and put a “re under them to get other things done in our city.Ž The decision to move ahead with the proposed $3.5 million sale was lauded by past and present city of“cials who see it as a plus for the local economy, while drawing sharp criticism from at least one longtime resident who called the sale a sweetheart deal.Ž In an Aug. 31 letter to the city, Robert BuckyŽ McQueen objected not only to the sale of public property that he says is dedicated parkland, but also to the vacation of public roadways for private development. (Under the land deal, the city would vacate Maud Street and a portion of Retta Esplanade.) Quoting the late local historian Vernon Peebles, McQueen wrote: The history of public/ private development of public parks in Punta Gorda has almost always ended in disappointment and with the city losing money and/or control. History should raise a red ”ag when any such schemes are proposed.Ž But city leaders see the matter differently. Id just like to point out that we didnt give (ATA Fishville LLC) anything,Ž said city councilwoman Kim Devine in response to McQueens criticism. They gave us everything we asked for.Ž As it stands, the village is on the back end of a 50-year lease that went into effect in 1978 when then-City Council members agreed to lease the land to the Canadian land developers who built Fishermens Village, a destination that today attracts more than a million tourists to Punta Gorda each year. The villages impact to the local economy, City Council members said, will be even greater once the site is redeveloped with the proposed improvements. Im excited for the city and the project as a whole,Ž said ATA Fishville principal John Larmore. I think its the right next step.Ž Though execution of the contract is a signi“cant “rst step, there are still many more steps in the process including title search and “nancing for construction before a closing is scheduled. In the meantime, the “rst phase of construction „ improvements to center court and the entryway „ is underway. Larmore hopes construction will be wrapped up by December in time for the villages holiday light display.Email: bbarbosa@sun-herald.comFishermens Village deal upgrades PGs waterfrontBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER


Look What You Missed Page 17Most residents of Punta Gordas Historic District choose to live there because of its historical ambiance. That was one of the main reasons two new residents, Chris and John Shepard, decided to buy a lot and build a house on Berry Street, at the edge of the district, after moving here from California in 2013. Only when construction started did they discover just how much history came attached to their little plot of ground. When their contractor, John Chalifoux of John Chalifoux Construction, started preparing the lot in January, a track hoe excavator hit something solid -„ a mammoth chunk of buried concrete that turned out to be part of the foundation of the citys “rst ice plant. He wasnt happy, and neither were the Shepards, at “rst. Chalifoux said, I had just broken ground, and the track hoe was here to remove a couple of small trees. At “rst, I thought it was a little concrete pad for a well pump. The track hoe tried to pull it out, but it wouldnt budge. I sent him (the operator) around the edge, and he went down “ve feet and still hadnt hit the bottom. I could de“nitely tell then it was some kind of footing.Ž He immediately contacted the Shepards and also called Randy Cole of the city building division out for a look-see. Cole then went back to his of“ce to do some research. He returned and gave them good news along with valuable historical information: 1) The large concrete footing didnt have to be removed and could be built over; 2) The big piece of concrete was part of the foundation of The Consolidated Ice Manufacturing, Refrigeration and Fish Company, built during the 1902-1903 time frame. Chris said, We were excited when we “rst heard. My next thought was whether it was going to cost us extra money.Ž That worry turned out to be illfounded. The big piece of concrete was under the entrance to the future master bedroom and not in the way, and, as Chalifoux pointed out, a building contractor cant “nd “ll more solid than a big chunk of concrete. He said of the pad, full of shells like most concrete of the time, Concrete reaches design strength in 28 days. After that, it continues to harden the older it gets. This concrete was very hard.Ž The Shepards, along with son Jack and daughter Maren, are in their house now and have fully embraced the history of their new hometown, prompted by a couple of trips Chris, who works for the Nature Conservancy, made to the city after Hurricane Charley. The couple were familiar with Punta Gorda because Johns parents bought a house in Punta Gorda Isles in 1992, but they were taken aback by the post-hurricane changes. Chris said, I came here a couple of times to meet with Joan LeBeau (city certi“ed arborist and planner). I told John, Wow! What a change „ the bike trails, waterfront and downtown. Punta Gorda really looks good. We loved it and decided to raise our kids here. There was a lot of crime where we lived in California (Santa Cruz). Were always joking about how well-run the city is. You see a pothole, and its “lled three hours later. And I love the schools.Ž Chris still works for the Nature Conservancy and travels a couple of times a month. John, who was a police of“cer in California, opened CrossFit Punta Gorda (www.cross“t in September 2013. Chris said of her super-“t husband, CrossFit is his passion. He started in Santa Cruz and learned from the original founder. Its what he always wanted to do.Ž They are just as enamored of their neighborhood and the history of the land where their house is located. They love the convenience and historical ambiance, as well as the friendliness of their neighbors, many of whom stopped by while the house was under construction and brought them baked goods when they moved in.New house on an old foundationBy GORDON BOWER, PG HERALD CORRESPONDENT PHOTO PROVIDED BY JOHN CHALIFOUXJohn and Chris Shepard pose for a photo shortly after a big piece of buried concrete was discovered on their Berry Street and West Olympia Avenue property. It turned out to be part of the foundation of the equipment room of the citys original ice house, built by The Consolidated Ice Manufacturing, Refrigeration and Fish Company in 1902-1903.


Look What You Missed Page 18Originally published Oct. 13 ENGLEWOOD „ Florida wildlife of“cials are ecstatic over whats become a banner „ if not record-breaking year „ for green sea turtle nesting. We are astonished and pleased by the high number of green turtle nests documented in 2015,Ž researcher Simona Ceriani reported on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website at So are those documenting local sea turtle nesting. A huge record. I think the most we ever had in (any one nesting season) was eight,Ž said Brenda Bossman, the state primary permit holder overseeing sea turtle patrol volunteers on Knight and Don Pedro islands. Bossman said the count hasnt been “nalized, but along the 4 miles of beach she oversees, volunteers have identi“ed 29 to 30 green sea turtle nests. According to the FWC, green sea turtles are a remnant of a much larger population that was hunted nearly to extinction.Ž They are endangered, and their populations are in decline. According to the Sea Turtle Conservancy, their greatest threatŽ is from the commercial harvests for their eggs and meat. Green sea turtles reach sexual maturity when theyre 20 to 50 years old. Annually, the FWC expects green turtles to lay 200 to 1,100 nests on Florida beaches, with the females laying 75 to 200 eggs per nest. Nesting sites can be found on the Atlantic and Paci“c coasts of the U.S. While the “nal counts throughout the state wont be tabulated for the 800 miles of Gulf and Atlantic coastlines until after the new year, FWC researchers con“rmed 28,000 green turtle nests on 26 indexŽ beaches this year. The FWC monitors the 200 miles of index beaches throughout the state to determine potential trends in sea turtle nesting. Adult green sea turtles inhabit bays and other coastal waters, feeding on algae, seagrasses and other vegetation. Locally, volunteer sea turtle patrols have documented more green turtle nests than seen in the past. Mote Marine Laboratory oversees sea turtle nesting from Venice north to Longboat Key. Mote reported 36 green sea turtle nests this season, breaking Motes previous record of 30 green turtle nests in 2013. Zoe Bass and Wilma Katz, the primary state permit holders on Manasota Key, oversee the Coastal Wildlife Club volunteer sea turtle patrols. When asked about green sea turtle nesting, Bass said, Great green year for us as well „ best year weve ever had. We were excited the year we had 69 green nests, and we almost doubled that number this year.Ž On Little Gasparilla Island, permit holder Linda Soderquist said, We only had three green turtle nests. However we have only had three nests recorded in the previous 17 years combined.Ž Most sea turtle nesting in Florida occurs on the Atlantic Coast; however Manasota Key and other Southwest Florida Gulf beaches are viewed by researchers as prime nesting habitats for sea turtles on the Gulf Coast. While Florida wildlife of“cials are excited about green sea turtle nesting, the state is a primary site for loggerhead nesting. Locally, Mote Marine and the CWC reported on their respective websites more than 6,300 loggerheads nested locally this season. The nesting season of“cially ended Oct. 31.Email: reilly@sun-herald.comBanner year for green sea turtlesBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER SUN FILE PHOTOIts been a banner nesting year for green sea turtles statewide AP FILE PHOTOGreen sea turtle nesting surged in Florida this season.


Look What You Missed Page 19Originally printed Aug. 12 PUNTA GORDA „ Albert ButchŽ Arenal, 50, has never called another place home. But after nearly three decades with the Punta Gorda Police Department „ and about eight years at the helm „ the Chief of Police is heading across the state to lead the Coconut Creek Police Department. This is a very weird time,Ž Arenal said, after submitting a retirement letter Tuesday to City Manager Howard Kunik. What makes it hard is (my wife) Barb and I grew up here.Ž Arenal, who graduated from Charlotte High School in 1982 and joined the PGPD about “ve years later, is in a state retirement program that would have required him to step down as chief by November 2016. He said he had been eyeing a possible job with the Port Orange Police Department (near Daytona Beach), but he happened upon a gig that was too good to pass up. Coconut Creek contacted me about two weeks ago about an opening they had (for Chief),Ž Arenal said. I went out there and talked to some of“cials ... and they just offered me a conditional job.Ž If Arenal passes a background check, hell start on the other coast Oct. 1. His last day in Punta Gorda is Sept. 11. He brought a lot of great qualities to our police department,Ž Kunik said. He brought a customer service business approach and instilled a culture that will carry on. ... He will be missed.Ž Kunik said he will name an acting police chief very soon.Ž Coconut Creeks police chief abruptly resigned in March, a month after some of his of“cers used Tasers on an unarmed man, who died. Arenal said he is looking forward to the challenge of taking over a police department with about 100 sworn of“cers „ about three times as many as Punta Gorda. He also said Coconut Creek is a very nice community.Ž According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Coconut Creek has a population of about 57,000, compared to roughly 17,000 in Punta Gorda. Per the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Coconut Creek has a higher crime rate than Punta Gorda, though most crimes in each city are not violent. Coconut Creek leaders were unavailable for comment. According to the retirement letter “rst obtained by the Sun through a public records request, Arenal wrote, (My family and I) sincerely love our community, and I sincerely love my city and police department. No man could be more proud of what we have achieved together in our small piece of paradise.ŽEmail: akreger@sun-herald.comPolice chief retires, takes new jobBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER ARENAL We Professionally Install: € Impact Resistant Windows € Screen Enclosures € Patio Doors € Decorative Glass € Garage Doors / Openers € Shower Enclosures € Frame & Frameless Glass Shower Doors € Aluminum Railings € Hurricane Shutters € Roll-up Shutters € Accordion Shutters € Bahama Shutters € Storm Panels € Doors & Windows € Wind Abatement Screens € Entry / Screen Doors V i s i t O u r S h o w r o o m s ! F R E E E S T I M A T E S ! P.C. Town Center Mall Showroom (Next to Dillards) (941) 625-0357 North Port (941) 625-0357 We Make It Easy For You... We Professionally € Measure € Install € € Guarantee Your Satisfaction € N O S u b c o n t r a c t o r s ! Punta Gorda Showroom 222 E. Ann St. (941) 637-8883 Englewood (941) 474-7488 adno=700027 O P E N 7 D A Y S ! B U Y F A C T O R Y D I R E C T WWW . ACTIVEDOORANDWINDOW . COM LIC# AAA0010121 Family owned and operated for over 48 years READERSCHOICEAWARD201 0 2002-2015 READERSCHOICEAWARD2010 2002-2015 VOTED BEST IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY!


Look What You Missed Page 20Originally printed May 20 NORTH PORT „ The U.S. Census Bureau released 2014 population estimates this week, and they show North Port reached a total population of 60,380 people last year. City officials and representatives said the 5.3 percent jump in population from 2010s estimate of 57,357 people to now is directly proportional to the increased building in the area, which also has attracted bigger commercial businesses to North Port in the last year. City Manager Jonathan Lewis said the affordability and availability of land is what reasonably could have attributed to the population growth. You have land availability, reasonable rates and a lot of people who choose North Port because of how it looks,Ž he said Tuesday. According to the bureau, census figures are measured from July to July of each year, and the released estimates are from July 2013 to July 2014. The bureau states that, on average, there are 2.6 people per residential household in North Port. Sarasota County as a whole saw a population hike from 379,448 in 2010, to 396,962 in 2014, according to census data. Charlotte County increased from 159,978 to 168,474 in the same time period. Michele Norton, Planning Division manager for the city, said North Port also has a lot of families moving in, and there is a steadyŽ growth of people moving into the West Villages neighborhood, off U.S. 41 near State College of Florida. May 11, city commissioners unanimously voted in favor of allowing DiVosta Homes LP to plat 91 acres of land for 213 more single-family home units located southwest of the IslandWalk at the West Villages gated community. Every house that is being built is driving the projected population,Ž Building Director Scott Williams said, adding he sees no sign of development letting up in North Port. Williams and Norton also said there has been an increase of building on preplattedŽ lands in the city.Email: ashirk@sun-herald.comNorth Port population passes 60KBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITEROriginally printed Sept. 16 PUNTA GORDA „ Two recently-ousted state of“cials have been arrested for their roles in an alleged scheme that involved selling spent brass from the gun range Cecil M. Webb Public Shooting Range for their own pro“t, instead of to help preserve “sh and wildlife resources as advertised. Glen Nickell, as the range safety of“cer supervisor, and John Weatherholt, as an educational specialist, were employees of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which runs the local gun range and others around the state. They sold more than a ton of brass to recyclers for more than $25,000 between 2012 and this year, according to arrest af“davits prepared by the FWC. This isnt a widespread issue,Ž said FWC Inspector General Mike Troelstrup. But it had been going on for a couple of years.Ž Troelstrup said that shooters at FWC ranges have the option to collect their spent brass. If they leave it, the FWC is supposed to sell it and use the money for the Florida Youth Hunt Program „ a citizen support group funded by the Florida Wildlife Foundation that works closely with the FWC to ensure the protection of “sh and wildlife so Floridians and tourists can enjoy them. Signs posted at the state-run gun range in Punta Gorda advertise the donation policy.Two nabbed in brass theftBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER Mon.…Sat. 11:30…9pm € Closed Sun. (941) 639-6500 10361 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda next to GOODWILL adno=50487933 $5 OFF $35 Or More Homestyle Italian Cooking Antipastos, Pizza, Pasta, Veal, Chicken, Seafood Also Offering: Catering Take Out Party Trays Office Parties Gift Certificates


Look What You Missed Page 21Originally printed Sept. 29 NORTH PORT „ A year ago, the 81-acre Warm Mineral Springs Day Spa reopened to the public after the city of North Port took over the natural attraction following an ill-fated partnership with Sarasota County. Since it reopened on Sept. 29, 2014, the Springs, at 12200 San Servando Ave., has brought in more than a million dollars worth of revenue to the city, and attendance through August 2015 hit nearly 30,000 people. The 87-degree, mineral-rich waters have attracted tourists and residents for many years, but the popular attraction still remains a two-edged sword. Without a de“nitive business plan in place, the future of the Springs has created contention among citizens and government of“cials alike in the past year. The Springs was purchased jointly by the city and the county in 2010 for $5.5 million. Following disagreements over who should operate it, leading to the natural attraction being shuttered twice to the public in just over a year, the county sold its half of the property to the city in September 2014 for $2.75 million. With the city in full control of the property, city commissioners brought back Martin County, Fla.-based National and State Park Concessions as the short-term operator on a one-year contract „ paying $48,280 per month. The city approved a 10-year contract with State Park in May to continue paying that monthly cost for the management services. According to city “nance records, from Sept. 29, 2014, through Aug. 31, 2015, the Springs brought in $1.19 million in revenue to the city. After management fees and other expenses were taken out, the city made a total of $569,588. On that track, it will take almost 10 years for the city to break even on its Springs purchase. For “scal year 2013-2014, when the city still jointly owned the Springs with the county, the attendance was only 16,161, and the pro“t from it was $221,496, “nance documents state. Those numbers take into account the closure of the Springs twice in that time frame, leading to a loss in revenue. Helen Ironstone and her husband have been visiting Warm Mineral Springs from New York since 2010. Ironstone, originally from Ukraine, said that this trip around, she and her husband are staying for eight days with their son. Ironstone lounged in the sun on the edge of the lake while her husband waded through the waters. We heard about it (Springs) from some friends „ you have to believe it helps,Ž Ironstone said. My husband believes if he comes here he wont get sick the whole year.Ž The Springs is popular among Eastern European bathers for its medicinal qualities for ailments like back problems and arthritis, they say. Ironstone said the years they havent come, her husband always gets sick. She said she does not mind that there is no longer a restaurant or a massage room at the Springs like there used to be, because those are amenities she didnt use before when they were available. You come for the waters,Ž Ironstone said. In the meantime, a gift shop with grab-and-go food and drink options is available, which also includes sundry items, souvenirs and merchandise that have the North Port city logo on them. The city also added Adirondack chairs around the Springs lake in the beginning of 2015. Currently, the Springs is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.Email: ashirk@sun-herald.comSprings marks 1 year since reopeningBy ALLISON SHIRK Sta Writer PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE CITY OF NORTH PORTVisitors to Warm Mineral Springs in June relax at North Ports only natural attraction. MASSAGE THERAPY BY PETE, INC. Voted Best in Charlotte County Last 5 Years Ed Roberts, LMT MA 76208 George Allen, LMT MA 55953 Pete HutchisonLepine, LMT MA 32705 Licensed & Insured 2 8 8 6 T a m i a m i T r a i l , # 7 , P o r t C h a r l o t t e , F L 3 3 9 5 2 2886 Tamiami Trail, #7, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 9 4 1 . 2 3 5 . 1 9 9 7 941.235.1997 2011-15 WALK-INS WELCOME! adno=50486374


Look What You Missed Page 22Englewood delights in Pioneer Days FILE PHOTO PROVIDED BY ALISON BELSANAbove: Landed in Englewood,Ž a wild card photo selected to round out the top 10 in the 2015 Pioneer Days Photo Contest, wound up being selected as the grand prize winner! SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERNEnglewoods Mayor for a DayŽ Jim Pivovar „ who represented Friends for the Advancement of Musical Education for his charity and brought in a record-breaking haul of $10,584 at the 59th Englewood Pioneer Days Parade on Sept. 7.SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERNRight: Chloe Reilly, 11 months, stars in the Annual Pioneer Days Diaper Derby Sept. 6.SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERNAbove: Two-year-old Daisy Burney waives her American ag as she takes in all the sights and sounds of the Pioneer Days Parade on Sept. 7.SUN FILE PHOTO BY TIM KERNZachary LeClair and Gracie Leonard celebrate their victory in the 11-15 age group, over last years champions boat, during the Pioneer Days Captain Ricks Cardboard Boat Races the morning of Sept. 5.SUN FILE PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSThe sidewalks of downtown Englewood took on a whole new look Aug. 29 as the Chalkfest/Artfest 4.0 part of the Englewood Pioneer Days took place. This years theme, Color Me EnglewoodŽ brought out the best in Rachel Dignazio, 19, an art student at SCF, winning rst place overall for the day with her Alien Turtle.Ž


Look What You Missed Page 23Originally published Aug. 25 ENGLEWOOD „ Leyah Ntanyaiga, 11, was nervous as she grabbed her backpack and headed to SKY Academy for her “rst class. Sixth-grader Mark Cicchella didnt have to pick out his school clothes ahead of time. He slipped into his new school uniform and was quickly ready to begin his day at the newly opened charter middle school. Both, along with about 90 other students, were enjoying the school day by lunchtime. The “tness-based school opened Aug. 24 at 881 S. River Road. It is operated by the Englewood YMCA, after the Sarasota County School Board approved it last year. I moved here a year ago from Germany,Ž said Leyah, who attended Island Village Montessori School in Venice. My English isnt all that great, but Im learning. Im doing better. I was just nervous about going to a new school this year.Ž With approximately 100 students at the new SKY Academy, it was easy for Mark to “nd friends, Michael Corcoran and Aidan Flack, both 11, and several others from his “fth-grade classes last year at Myakka River Elementary School. There are a lot of us here who went to Myakka last year,Ž said Mark, who spent time after school for the past two years playing ”ag football with his cousins in North Port. I am trying out for the ”ag football team at the school.Ž In addition to ”ag football, which is open to all students, girls volleyball tryouts were planned too. Principal John W. Bailey IV said the “rst day was exceptionally smooth, with the help of the sister-school principal Steve Smith, of SKY Academy in Venice. Smith also was joined by the CEO of the local YMCA and trustees who greeted students and the six SKY teachers. I grew up in Englewood,Ž Smith told the students at lunch. I went to L.A. Ainger Middle School. SKY Academy is only the second middle school in Englewood. You are the “rst class to come through the school. When you get to be my age and you are driving through and see the school, you will be able to say how cool and important it was to be the “rst group of leaders in your school.Ž Bailey, a 14-year educator and former DeSoto County Middle School assistant principal and social studies teacher at Imagine School at North Port, said students will guide teachers on clubs and extracurricular activities they want at the school. We will compete against other charter schools in Sarasota County in ”ag football and girls volleyball, but the other events will be up to students. We will be asking students what they want to see at school dances and what clubs they want.Ž Bailey said all students have two physical education classes each day. The “tness model at SKY Academy builds teamwork, (and) teaches students to follow rules, compete and communicate,Ž he said. One is a nutrition class which teaches students about making proper choices. The other is for exercise, which builds cells in the brain. Movement helps with blood ”ow and activates cells.Ž Bailey said he will lead students in a principals run once a month. He will encourage teachers to jog with the students. Bailey said two of his teachers are from SKY Academy in Venice, one is from the Sarasota County School District, two others are longtime educators from Ohio and Tennessee, and another is a “rst-year teacher. He said class sizes are below the state-mandated rate of 22 students per teacher. We have a great group of teachers,Ž said Bailey, adding the school will enroll eighthgrade students next school year. We have students here from North Port, Port Charlotte, Boca Grande and Venice. They come from three counties.Ž For more information, visit, or call 941-244-2626.Email:SKYs the limit: New charter school opens, puts health firstBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR adno=700004 1109 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte (941) 235-3555 Open Monday-Friday 9:30am-5:00pm € Saturday 9:30am-3:00pm Sewing Machines € Hourly Service Appointments € Classes Charlotte Sewing Studio READERSCHOICEAWARD2010 READERSCHOICEAWARD 2011 50471860 2013  M y F a v o r i t e S e w i n g S t o r e ! Ž & Featuring 2014 2012 2015


Look What You Missed Page 24Originally printed May 25 PUNTA GORDA „ The site of the former City Marketplace downtown is back on the market. The investor group, PGI Marketplace LLC, which acquired the property at a foreclosure auction in 2012, put the land up for sale last week. With an asking price of $9.9 million, its the hottest piece of property in the city. Fronting “ve city streets in the heart of the downtown, just blocks from Charlotte Harbor and the municipal marina, the site once had been considered by Mote Marine Laboratory for an aquarium and research center. But those plans were scrapped after a feasibility study found that the cost to build and maintain an aquarium at that location was as much as $67 million. For years, the site has remained vacant, stymied by a struggling economy and a weak real estate market. But investors are hoping that will change with the recent upswing in commercial real estate. Everyone wants to see development there, and the time has come,Ž said Realtor Lyn Bevis of RE/MAX Harbor Realty, the sellers agent. This is one of the prime pieces of real estate in town.Ž Bevis said hes “elded inquiries from potential buyers asking about the zoning and land uses of the property. Located between the 100 blocks of West Marion Avenue and West Retta Esplanade, the site had been approved for a mixed-use development more than a decade ago, but its former owners, Ron Oskey Sr. and Ron Oskey Jr. of Charlotte Development, lost the property in an $8.4 million foreclosure suit in 2013. Historically, the property was the site of the Charlotte Harbor Hotel, built in the 1880s. That structure burned in 1959, and was replaced by the Punta Gorda Mall, which was razed for the Oskey project. Its been vacant ever since. PGI Marketplace LLC, an investor group that includes local businessmen Bruce Laishley, Rick Treworgy, and Naples-area developer Joseph Boff, bid $7 million on the 6.8acre property at a foreclosure auction in 2014. According to Charlotte Countys foreclosure website, no other buyers bid on the property. The best and highest use for the property would be a mix of multifamily residential, of“ce and retail space, Bevis said. City leaders all have expressed a willingness and a desire to have the property developed. Its pretty simple „ bring your idea and present it,Ž Bevis said.Email: bbarbosa@sun-herald.comCity Marketplace site up for sale in Punta GordaBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER


Look What You Missed Page 25Originally printed July 24 BOCA GRANDE „ Until recently, 77-year-old Vladislav SamŽ Samsonov didnt know what the words trendingŽ or viralŽ meant. Now, all he knows is his story is doing both „ worldwide. Just below the Developing NewsŽ headline about Donald Trump, ABC posted the story about how Samsonov lost his job after paying the $5.50 he accidentally forgot to charge a trailer driver on the Boca Grande bridge earlier this month. With ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX picking up the story, news of Samsonovs July 14 termination quickly went viral. It was trending on Facebook on Monday. After the incident was discovered by his bosses, Samsonov, who worked at the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority toll booth at Boca Grande for almost 30 years, was told he could cut back his full-time hours to a couple of days a week. He disagreed and was terminated. Samsonov told the Sun and many other media outlets he believed if the bridge authority didnt trust him “ve days a week, he didnt want to take the deal. At “rst Samsonov just wanted his name cleared. He explained the man, whom he undercharged, paid him back the next day. However it didnt seem to matter to the authority, because Samsonov and the other employees had been warned in the past not to pay for anyone. Samsonovs daughter, Patty, said her father has been staying inside his Grove City home since he lost his job. He hasnt answered the phone much either, as calls keep pouring in. Its mostly because theres been so much publicity and its overwhelming,Ž she said. My dad admits he made a mistake and paid for the fare, and that was really the end of it. But its not over. My dad is getting letters from everywhere. Today, he was sent a card from someone in Pennsylvania, along with $5. He wrote them back, thanked them and returned the $5. He wrote that they should donate the money to an organization in need near them.Ž Three days after Samsonov was let go and locals learned his side of the story, a Facebook page was created by a non-family member. This week, the Support Sam Samsonov page has about 6,233 likes by people from all over the world, with more than 7,275 people talking about it. Friends shared stories about how Sam always smiled when he saw customers at the bridge. He gave dogs biscuits, and children lollipops. Some people left disgusted comments saying they would not return to Boca Grande because of the treatment of Sam. Others criticized the bridge authority. Dozens of other print and online media outlets, including Time, The Huf“ngton Post, the Daily Beast, the Orlando Sentinel, the Miami Herald, the New York Daily News, USA Today, and even a black Christian online group shared Sams story. Bubba the Love Sponge talked about Samsonov on the radio Thursday.Email: eallen@sun-herald.comEx-toll collector gains worldwide supportBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR SUN PHOTO BY MICHAEL SHORTSam Samsonov, 25-year veteran of the Boca Grande Causeway toll booth, passes a customer through after collecting the toll.


Look What You Missed Page 26Good times on July Fourth SUN PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSFireworks from Laishley Park.SUN PHOTO BY SOMMER BROKAWFrank, left, and C.J. Smith decided to dress up in costume for the swim.SUN PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSFireworks lit up the sky over Punta Gorda and Charlotte Harbor.SUN PHOTO BY SOMMER BROKAWOnlookers watch people take o on the 24th Annual Freedom Swim Saturday morning. The 1.5-mile swim started on the public beach of the north end of Charlotte Harbor, and ended at Harpoon Harrys at Fishermens Village in Punta Gorda.SUN PHOTO BY SOMMER BROKAWFresh from the Firecracker 5K in North Port, retired U.S. Army man Quentin Gordon, 54, is ready to start the Freedom Swim across the Peace RiverI believe in America. I believe in freedom,Ž he said.


Look What You Missed Page 27Originally published July 8 Unrelated to a recent record-setting “nancial settlement announced between BP and the Gulf states affected by the 2010 oil spill, Charlotte County on July 7 approved another agreement with the company held most responsible for the disaster. At a special meeting, commissioners accepted „ in a 4-1 vote, with only Chris Constance dissenting „ the $7.39 million proposal by a court-appointed, three-member panel, charged with doling out $1 billion in BP payments to local governments. Charlotte had sought to collect $8.53 million for its share, but of“cials were told by an attorney representing the county that the amount is non-negotiable. Its the only offer the county is ever going to receive,Ž said Kevin Dean, whose Charleston, S.C.-based law “rm Motley Rice “led suit against BP in April 2013. More than 500 local government claims are covered in the settlement proposal, with Deans “rm handling suits from 16 jurisdictions in Southwest Florida, including Charlotte, Sarasota and Pasco counties. He said the deal was equitable for all plaintiffs, and the best the county could reasonably expect. Its our recommendation that the commission accept the offer,Ž said Dean, saying a legal challenge likely would mean years of costly litigation. County Attorney Janette Knowlton echoed that endorsement, adding that the agreement would have no impact on the nearly $19 billion settlement BP reached with the “ve Gulf states. This really is a take-it-orleave-it proposition,Ž she said. Also on July 7, Sarasota County commissioners agreed to take $14.2 million from the BP settlement. After attorney fees and expenses, the county will net just over $11 million in the wake of the environmentally crippling 2010 oil spill, according to county records. Sarasota County Commissioner Christine Robinson later said she could not comment on the settlement by court order. I can say that any funds we receive will help shore up our General Fund greatly and will help offset any future projected de“cits for several years,Ž she said. The amount Sarasota was offered is far less than the $44.6 million claim the county made, according Dean. He said the claim was based on estimated annual revenue losses over the last “ve years. You dont get anything unless you asked for it,Ž he said. In determining Sarasotas losses, Dean said, the “rm took into account the loss in property tax revenues in the same time period. The government took another approach. The court is not considering property tax losses for any of the local government claim,Ž Dean said.Email: Email: cburton@sun-herald.comSpill yields pots of goldBy GARY ROBERTS and CLINTON BURTONSTAFF WRITERSCharlotte to see $7.39M; Sarasota gets $14M DEEPWATER HORIZON EXPLOSION SETTLEMENTS, SO FAR€ Nearly $19billion: Awarded last week to five Gulf Coast states, pending approval by a federal judge. This includes $5.5billion through the RESTORE Act, of which Florida can expect $572million; $4.9billion for the Gulf states economic claims, with Florida garnering roughly $2billion; and $7.1billion to the federal government and the Gulf states to resolve natural resource damage claims, with Florida receiving about $680million. € $1.4billion: Civil portion of agreement reached by Gulf states with Transocean Ltd., owner of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. Charlottes share was $726,453. € $1billion: BP payments to local governments in the Gulf region. Charlotte received $7.39million.

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Look What You Missed Page 28Originally printed Oct. 29 PUNTA GORDA „ Phillip Barr will spend the rest of his life in prison, after a jury took just 90 minutes Wednesday afternoon to convict him of “rst-degree murder in relation to the 2001 homicide of 19-year-old Tara Sidarovich. The victims family had been waiting 14 years for the news. Were just so happy justice is served,Ž Taras mother, Sharon McPhillips, told the Sun outside courtroom 3D of the Charlotte County Justice Center. Weve waited so long. I just want my baby girl to rest a little easier now.Ž The Tara homicide is the “rst case worked by the Charlotte County Sheriffs Cold Case Unit to have reached trial. The Cold Case squad, established in 2005, is investigating more than a dozen cases. Im very proud of my team,Ž said Mike Gandy, who heads the three-man unit, which also includes Mike Vogel and Kurt Mehl „ both witnesses who testi“ed in Barrs 13-day trial. The Cold Case members, teary-eyed, embraced Taras family members after court Wednesday. I just wish there was a magic button we could push to give the family some closure,Ž Gandy said. But hopefully we can give them a little closure with this (conviction).Ž For Assistant State Attorney Dan Feinberg, the areas lead homicide prosecutor, the guilty-as-charged verdict was important because of the commitment he made to the victim and her family. It took a long time, but I made a promise to them that Id get this (case) in front of a jury, and thats what we did,Ž Feinberg said. The seven men and “ve women who made up the jury ignored questions from the media as they were escorted out of the courthouse by security. The jurors each will be paid a minimum of $345 for their service, for which 20th Judicial Circuit Judge George Richards thanked them profusely. Barr did not react outwardly when the clerk published the verdict aloud in open court. Barr, 46, who had moved from Punta Gorda to Hardwick, Vt., by the time of his 2012 arrest, was immediately given the mandatory sentence of life in prison. The state did not seek the death penalty. He was afforded a chance to speak, but his attorney, Mark De Sisto of Port Charlotte, declined on his behalf. Afterwards, De Sisto told the Sun he will soon begin working on an appeal. I abide by the system, and the system found him guilty,Ž said De Sisto. So, we just have to move forward with proper procedure.Ž Even though Barrs sentence was mandated by law, Taras family was allowed to provide a victim impact statement for the record. Sharon McPhillips, ”anked by her children (Taras siblings) Paul and Veronica Ord, spoke for just a few minutes. There were about three-dozen people in the gallery, which consisted mostly of Taras family and friends and current and retired members of the CCSO who had a hand in the case at some point through the years. Everyone stood for Taras mothers statement. I just want the court to know a beautiful, vibrant, young, smart woman ... was taken from us very violently,Ž McPhillips said. She had dreams; she had a future that was taken. I have three grandbabies who have never met her. ...This has impacted our lives every day.Ž McPhillips told the Sun she appreciates the work of the State Attorneys Of“ce, the Sheriffs Of“ce, and its Cold Case Unit. We wouldnt be here (in court) without them all,Ž Cold case convictionBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDEDThis is the photo of Tara Sidarovich prosecutors showed jurors during opening statements in Phillip Barrrs murder trial while introducing them to the 19-year-old homicide victim. ABOUT THE TRIALA dozen jurors and four alternates were selected from a pool of just 44 on Oct.12. The jury heard testimony from 56 witnesses over the next two and a half weeks. With a lack of physical evidence, prosecutors prAesented a circumstantial case they say puts Phillip Barr at the scene of the crime and shows he acted strangely after Tara vanished, including giving conflicting statements to police. According to testimony from state witnesses, Barrs truck was backed up to the front door of Taras home around the time she went missing, something wrapped in a sheet „ believed to be Taras body „ was near Barrs home later that day, Barr borrowed his girlfriends car to move whatever it was, the car was never seen again, a cop saw Barr cleaning his truck the next day, and Barr told or suggested to multiple people „ including four inmates he was housed with in jail „ he killed Tara. The defense claims police had their sights set on Barr from the beginning, and more attention should have been given to two other persons of interest „ the co-defendant, David McMannis, and a man named Glen St. John, who was granted immunity for giving information to authorities about the crime. The defense says weaknesses in the states case include a lack of physical evidence and questionable credibility of witnesses, who included jailhouse snitches, admitted drug users, friends or family of the victim, and friends or family of other persons of interest in Taras homicide. Barr did not take the witness stand. This case was prosecuted by Assistant State Attorneys Dan Feinberg and Jennifer Garczewski. The defendant is represented by private attorney Mark De Sisto, of Port Charlotte. Twentieth Circuit Judge George Richards presided over the trial in courtroom 3D of the Charlotte County Justice Center. 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Look What You Missed Page 29she said. Sheriff Bill Prummell said of the verdict, Although this will not (“ll) the void in their lives, I hope and pray this helps Taras mother, Sharon, and the rest of her family rest a little easier.Ž In its verdict, the jury was not required to say if premeditation was the element that led them to decide on “rst-degree murder, nor did they have to specify whether they thought Barr actually committed the murder. The co-defendant in this case, David McMannis, 42, is awaiting trial. His next court date is Dec. 1 for a pretrial conference, during which he could get a trial date.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comTripAdvisor, which bills itself as the worlds largest travel site, has announced the top 10 ice cream shops in the U.S., based on the quality and quantity of reviews and opinions from millions of TripAdvisor travelers. In the dog days of summer, theres no better relief from the heat than a cool scoop, and the TripAdvisor community has helped identify the best ice cream shops that are worth a visit,Ž said Brooke Ferencsik, director of communications for TripAdvisor. Harborwalk Scoops & Bits Ice Cream on Laishley Court adjacent to Laishley Park in Punta Gorda, ranked No. 1 nationally. The Sun recently reported how the place, which had specialized in Blue Bell until that company conducted a major recall this year, invested in a machine to make its own ice cream.Ice cream shop leads national Top 10 listFROM TRIPADVISOR HERALD PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSHarborwalk Scoops and Bites the Ice Cream Shop, with a view at Laishley Park, celebrated its ve year anniversary on June 22. Face painting by Maria Ballina, games, chalk art and lots of homemade ice cream and shaved ice made for a fun event hosted by owners Claudia and Ron Thomas. Working on their art projects, Zaryah Mendy, 3, and Kayleigh Kaczenski, 6, who was super excited about the next event „ ice cream. CASEFROM PAGE 28 SUN PHOTO BY ADAM KREGERKeith McPhillips looks on as the man convicted in the killing of his teenage step-daughter, Tara Sidarovich, is ngerprinted after the rst-degree murder verdict was announced at the Charlotte County Justice Center late Wednesday. The accused, Phillip Barr, 46, is the rst of two co-defendants to be tried in the 2001 homicide.

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Look What You Missed Page 30Originally printed July 8 PUNTA GORDA „ A grand jury has recommended several changes for the Charlotte Correctional Institution, after hearing eight days of disturbing testimony related to the April 2014 homicide of inmate Matthew Walker. The Charlotte County Grand Jury also slammed the Florida Department of Corrections, which runs the local prison, and is asking the agency to re-evaluate its policies and procedures. Walker, 45, was killed during a use of force incident involving a dozen prison workers. At least five of those employees were suspected of possible criminal wrongdoing, and the grand jury last month was tasked with deciding if they should be charged. The grand jury, according to its 24-page presentment released Tuesday, was unable to impose any criminal charges due to serious issues,Ž including conflicting testimony (there were 19 witnesses), poor handling of the crime scene and evidence, and questionable initial responses and actions to the incident by the FDOC. CCI warden Thomas Reid did not return a message left on his cellphone Tuesday, just after the State Attorneys Office released the grand jurys presentment to the public. The death of Matthew Walker was tragic, senseless and avoidable,Ž the grand jurys presentment reads. This grand jury has endeavored to make positive recommendations to assist the Department of Corrections to avoid these types of incidents in the future.Ž Stephen Russell, State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit, said he would pass the grand jurys findings onto high-ranking state officials. What they do with it is up to them,Ž Russell said. But there have been other (similar) incidents around the state at other prisons. I can only trust (state officials) will consider this. ... The (FDOC) is responsible for the care, custody and control of inmates. Thats important.Ž A representative for Gov. Rick Scott deferred questions to the FDOC. Department spokesman McKinley Lewis said the agency Tuesday began an administrative investigation into CCI, and it will look into current policies and procedures the grand jury feels are deficient. The Charlotte County Grand Jurys foreperson „ John Earley, of Punta Gorda „ didnt want to talk. Walkers sister „ Mae Atkins, of Clewiston „ had a full voicemail box Tuesday. She previously has never returned calls from the Sun . Only one of the five criminal suspects in the case returned a call from the Sun , but he hung up after learning why the Sun called him.Ticking time bombThe court document released by the SAO Tuesday also sheds new light on what actually happened on the night of Walkers death, which was about 15 months ago. For the first time, several details have emerged about what led up to the scuffle, and possible corruption. Shortly before Walkers death, CCI correctional officers were conducting middle-of-thenight cell compliance checks to ensure inmates had their personal items put away. One CO reportedly noticed a magazine and a cup out in Walkers cell. When the CO ordered Walker and his roommate to put the items away, Walker allegedly cursed at her (though Walkers roommate testified to the grand jury that the female CO was the one cursing). The CO radioed a lieutenant to say she was relocating Walker as punishment for disobeying an officer. The court document shows Walker was ordered out of his cell and into a sally port. Its still unclear who started the physical altercation that ensued, but Walkers roommate said he saw hands flying everywhere.Ž More COs came running to the scene. One CO tried to pepperspray the inmate. Another CO was knocked unconscious. A third injured his arm. The grand jury noted that almost all the COs who testified at trial said no one hit or kicked Walker yet the inmate suffered at least 11 separate traumas.ŽEmail: akreger@sun-herald.comBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITERInmate dies in homicide; no one charged

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Look What You Missed Page 31Originally printed Aug. 16 A local grand juror in the Matthew Walker case says shes been silent too long. It has really bothered me all this time,Ž said Louise Salcedo. We all knew they were guilty and should have been prosecuted, but we were talked out of indicting them. This man was beaten to death.Ž Salcedo was a member of the grand jury in June that decided not to charge any Charlotte Correctional Institution of“cers in the homicide of Walker. For Charlotte County grand juries, like the one that heard testimony for the Walker case, the State Attorneys Of“ce for the 20th Judicial Circuit is in charge of examining witnesses, presenting potential evidence and giving legal advice to grand jurors. There were three legal advisers from the SAO assigned to the Walker case on behalf of Stephen Russell, the circuits State Attorney. They told us the chances of convictions were very slim,Ž Salcedo said. I “nd it baf”ing...very confusing.Ž Russell, saying he couldnt comment on a speci“c case, said, I appoint legal advisers I am con“dent will be fair, balanced, straightforward and make it very clear the grand jury makes the “nal decision.Ž Multiple state agencies examined Walkers death, which was ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner. The prisoner got into an altercation with correctional of“cers after he refused to tidy up his cell during a late-night cell check in April 2014 (the check was later found to be a policy violation). Walkers larynx was crushed, and he took several blows to the head, neck and torso. Investigators determined “ve of the dozen CCI workers involved could have potentially faced criminal charges. Salcedo said the legal advisers told the grand jury a conviction was unlikely because it is dif“cult to determine which guards delivered which strikes to the inmate. The incident was not caught on video because the cameras in that part of the prison werent working, and much physical evidence was tainted. So, a conviction would have had to rely heavily on testimony of uninvolved witnesses, who were prisoners themselves. Tom Flynn was a defense lawyer for more than three decades in St. Louis before retiring to Punta Gorda a few years ago. He represented clients that were the subject of grand jury proceedings, and said the grand jury goes along with the prosecutors recommendations 99 percent of the time.Ž We had a couple cases similar to this (Walker case),Ž Flynn said. When prosecutors dont want to prosecute someone, the grand jury is a perfect way to take the heat off of them. They hide behind a grand jury to get a decision they want, but dont get the blame.Ž Flynn said he doesnt always understand why prosecutors dont push for charges. If you go to trial and lose, at least you tried,Ž Flynn said. I think (Walker) deserved that.ŽGrand juror breaks silenceBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER Gather round for justice Vigil attendees gather Aug. 12 to listen to Doris Reney (far right) who relayed information she has received from her son currently incarcerated at the Charlotte Correctional Institution. SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSA candlelight vigil was held Aug. 12 in support of prisoners rights at the Charlotte Correctional Institution. The group raised their candles Aug. 12 in hopes that those incarcerated at the Charlotte Correctional Institution would be able to see they were there in support of them.

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Look What You Missed Page 32At The Springs, a Taste of North Port Village Place Health and Rehab sta members Glenda Wise, LPN, left, and Deborah Melton, social services director. Julie Defelice of Salon P.S., left, and Linda Mayberry prepare to sample food available for guests who attended the Taste of North Port gala at The Springs at South Biscayne in August, made by the facilitys director of culinary services, Michael Carter. Earth Café representatives Robert Loar, chef, and Vera Cristea, owner, provided food from their local restaurant for guests.SUN PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAMary Benz receives assistance from Zios Pizzeria and Restaurant owner Christopher Carrozza during the grand opening gala and Taste of North Port in August at The Springs at South Biscayne senior community, located near South Biscayne Church. Carozza provided various foods including pizza, baked ziti and Greek salad.

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Look What You Missed Page 33Originally printed Oct. 8 Patricia Palumbo said it has never been about money, or laying blame. Instead, she wanted to give her late daughter, Brittany, a voice, and make people aware that there can be adverse effects to hypnotism. On Oct. 6, the Sarasota County School Board voted to pay $600,000 to settle wrongful death civil lawsuits with Palumbo and two other families on behalf of their teenage children, Marcus Freeman, Wesley McKinley and Brittany, North Port High School students who died in 2011 „ and whom former principal George Kenney had hypnotized at least once prior to their deaths. They were among about 75 students who participated in Kenneys hypnosis sessions, where he used relaxation techniques to help with issues like test anxiety, sports performance enhancement and anger management. According to the settlement terms, the School Board will pay each family $200,000. In exchange, the families release the board from all claims and will dismiss their respective cases permanently. All parties will pay their own attorneys fees and costs. In fact, Patricia said, 75 percent of that money is gone (to) over four-and-a-half years of legal feesŽ and, ultimately, it wasnt her wish to badger the School Board, Kenney or anyone else, but rather to make parents and teens aware there could be adverse effects to being hypnotized. (Kenney) told us all he was licensed and certi“ed. He wasnt licensed, nor was he certi“ed in the “eld of hypnotherapy,Ž she said. My thoughts were if we made this public, and if we went through this dif“cult stuff, maybe some good would come out of this. ... More families need to know, to be mindful and diligent. ... There could be long-term effects of this, and this was the only way to try and protect other members of the community. ... My daughters death was in vain if I didnt help somebody.Ž The School Board met at Venice City Hall Tuesday night, and the settlement agreement was on the boards consent agenda. There was no discussion by the board, which passed the consent agenda 4-0 with Chairman Frank Kovach absent. Marcus Freeman, 16, died March 15, 2011, in a crash on Interstate 75. Kenney taught Freeman self-hypnosis to help the football player deal with pain. After a March 15 dental appointment, while driving home ... Freeman suddenly became quiet, his arms straightened on the wheel, his eyes froze and rolled back in his head, which leaned to the right,Ž the lawsuit stated. Freeman drove off the road and crashed. His girlfriend, a passenger in the truck, survived. Wesley McKinley, 16, had at least three hypnosis sessions, including one on April 7, 2011, to improve his guitar skills. The next day, McKinley died as a result of suicide caused by the hypnotism of Dr. Kenney,Ž the lawsuit stated. Kenney also hypnotized Brittany, 17, while her mom was in the room, to help her focus while taking the SAT. She committed suicide May 4, 2011. Patricia acknowledges she gave Brittany permission to be hypnotized once, but Kenney hypnotized Brittany three times. And although she doesnt want to bash the school district, either, the top of that permission slip ... said Sarasota County Schools. ... Before I gave my daughter permission, I didnt come up with anything negative. But now I know,Ž she said. The lawsuits, “led by the families in December 2012, alleged negligence in the districts supervision of Kenney, and that the district knew or should have known, had they contacted their legal counsel, that Dr. Kenney was committing a crime by practicing hypnosis without a license.Ž The lawsuits also contended the district, in part, took no action to supervise, monitor, inquire or ensure that Dr. Kenneys hypnosis sessions were limited to the psychology class demonstrations after mid-2009, as had been instructed.Ž One kid, who was hypnotized in an AP psychology class to forget the number six, that kid, two years later, was still leaving out the number six,Ž Patricia said. It sounds crazy, but its true.ŽEmail: annek@sun-herald.comSarasota School Board settles hypnosis casesBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER KENNEY PHOTO PROVIDED BY DAVID SUSSMANLocal artist David Sussman poses for a photo of the sunset mural he recently installed on the wall of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Visitor & Relocation Center. It was taken by a drone-carried camera and enlarged from a single photo to its 10-foot by 20-foot size.Its always sunset in Punta Gorda

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Look What You Missed Page 34Whats the “rst thing our northern neighbors do after they come back to town and unpack? They probably dont feel like cooking and head straight to their favorite restaurant. But before they go, theyd best Google it, to make sure its still there. And scan this article for the many new options that have become available since they left. In our areas constantly shifting, seasonally driven bar and restaurant scene, the more things change, the more things, um ƒ change. New on The SceneWhen one restaurant departs, another sooner or later springs up to take its place. € Royal India. Anticipation swirled around the July opening of Royal India, 1032 Tamiami Trail, Murdock Center, Port Charlotte. Is it open yet?Ž Finally, one closer than Sarasota!Ž It was one type of cuisine that the area lacked, and people wanted it ƒ bad. After a hectic soft opening, Seema Joshi and her husband, Sasi , hired more dishwashers, Indian chefs, prep cooks, and waitstaff to handle the continuing crush of customers who cant get enough of their food. € Leroys Southern Kitchen-Bar. One of the most ballyhooed new tenants of the season moved, within months, into Opus s old location. As soon as Leroys gourmet southern menu hit the Internet this summer, foodies could hardly wait to pour into the new eatery in Punta Gordas Sunloft Center. The buzz around town has given us a lot of con“dence,Ž said co-owner Bob Mulroy , who opened the new country-chic restaurants barn doors with partners Lee Richardson and Chef Richard Howze on Sept. 2. € Isabel & Annabels Mexican Restaurant is up and running in Sunloft Center, too, between Jacks on Marion and Leroys. In a new cantina named after the daughters of owners Juan and Delia Ramirez , the original La Esperanza (Port Charlotte) restaurant family returned to Punta Gorda Oct. 22 for the “rst time since Hurricane Charley blew them out of their ”agship location where Perfect Caper is today. € Tinas Café & Bakery Vienna. After only a year in town, Austrian couple Martina and Bernhard Weidinger launched the newest newcomer to Punta Gorda on Nov. 11 „ their literally continentalŽ breakfast, brunch, and lunch café, at 315 Taylor Street. The café offers both a bakery and light dishes, all uniquely Austrian, as well as beer and wine. Tinas is open Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Restaurants revisited: New places for every palate Isabel & Annabels Mexican Restaurant SueWADECOLUMNISTTHE SCENE WHERE ARE THEY?For an online map of all currently existing reviewed restaurants, type this case-sensitive link into your computers browser: | 52 Royal India

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Look What You Missed Page 35Originally printed Oct. 1 Whitney Stewart, a North Port resident who attended the Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club in North Port, has won the National Youth of the Year award through the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. A video shows the moment when actor Denzel Washington, national spokesman for BGCA, announced Stewarts name during a Sept. 29 ceremony held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., and the crowd erupted in applause. Stewart, 18, competed with “ve other “nalists from different regions of the United States, as well as one national military youth “nalist. Each year, one club member is selected to be the National Youth of the Year, serving as an ambassador for Boys & Girls Club youth as well as a voice for all of the nations young people, according to a release by BGCA. The Youth of the Year program is presented by Disney with support from signature partner Toyota, who provide a car as part of the winnings for the prestigious award. Sherri Shepherd, formerly of The View,Ž hosted the celebration, and Speaker of the House John Boehner spoke at the event. Singer Kelly Rowland, Congressman Steny Hoyer, and rapper Timbaland and his wife Monique were also in attendance. Stewart was busy on Sept. 30, making appearances on Good Morning America on ABC and the Ken Joyner Radio Show with Washington, and doing interviews with People and Essence magazines, according to Sara Leutzinger, Director of Public Relations for BGCA. However, in a BGCA release, Stewart said My Club ignited a passion in me to achieve my dreams and Im proud to represent millions of teens and young Club alumni whose lives are forever transformed by their Boys & Girls Clubs.Ž As the recipient of the honor, Stewart will receive $145,000 in academic scholarships, as well as a trip to Disney World and a new Toyota Corolla. The funds were in part provided by additional partners Taco Bell Foundation and University of Phoenix. Later this year, Stewart also will have the chance to meet President Barack Obama in the Oval Of“ce. To attain the national award, Stewart „ who has been involved with BGC for about seven years „ had to “rst win local and regional Youth of the Year competitions. Stewart is now a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, and plans to become an attorney in the U.S. Air Force, followed by a career in politics and academia. The Gene Matthews Boys & Girls Club is located at 6851 S. Biscayne Drive in North Port. UPDATE: Stewart brought out the baseball for the “rst pitch of the World Series Oct. 27.Email: mheid@sun-herald.comLocal teen wins national Youth of the Year awardBy MADISON HEIDSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDED Whitney Stewart, right, poses with Boys & Girls Club of America president and CEO Jim Clark after winning the Youth of the Year Award in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 29.

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Look What You Missed Page 36Country Fest fun at Snook Haven Right: The Jack Michael Band was the headliner for the third annual County Fest, held on Labor Day at Snook Haven. Four-year-old Matthew Schriber, pictured here, danced in front of the band for their entire show. Opening his show with an original song, Jack Michael and his band wows the audience in September at Snook Haven in Venice. Laura Mason and Bryan Mosher dance to the music of the Gamble Creek Band. Above: Carrie Baldensperger, Brenna Larson and Mike Baldensperger drove over from Englewood on Labor Day for the third annual Country Fest at Snook Haven in Venice, along with Joe Liuzzo from North Port and Leslie and Everett Larson of Englewood. SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSNeighbors in North Port, Tobey Susino and Makira Richmond, 12, enjoy the music at the third annual Country Fest on Labor Day at Snook Haven. P E R S O N A L S E R V I C E PERSONAL SERVICE ( 9 4 1 ) 5 0 5 0 4 0 0 (941) 505-0400 100 Madrid Blvd., Suite 214, Punta Gorda Dr. Ricardo Gauthier Diagnostic Hearing Testing Tinnitus Evaluation & Treatment Hearing AidDispensing & Repair T.V. Ears Batteries & Supplies Services include: 2015 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2013 WE LISTEN SO YOU CAN HEAR. adno=50488375

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Look What You Missed Page 37Originally published Oct. 11 ENGLEWOOD „ Last year, no senior applied for an aviation scholarship generated by proceeds from the annual Fly-In at the Buchan Airport. This year, thats not the case. At least “ve Lemon Bay High School seniors are working with Joe King, an EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University instructor, to learn aviation. I believe they will be applying this year,Ž King said the morning of Oct. 10 at the Ninth Annual Buchan Airport Fly In Breakfast. I have 86 aviation students this year. The neat part about the program is students can become dual-enrolled at the high school and EmbryRiddle. So if they choose to go to the university, they essentially walk in as sophomores. Its free college for them. There is an aviation program at all three high schools in Charlotte County. Its one of the coolest programs for ”ight students.Ž For 17-year-old Kevin Avendano, learning about aviation is exciting. I enjoy designing my own planes,Ž he said. I draw them all of the time. I like the aerodynamics. Im very interested in it.Ž Bill Bond, chairman of the Fly-In Committee, said the numbers werent in yet from the pro“ts from the quiche breakfasts, but he was hopeful there would be enough for a scholarship. I would love to be able to give two $500 scholarships out this year,Ž he said. We will see. The weather was beautiful. We had quite a few people come, and a wonderful variety of planes today.Ž Visitors saw vintage, experimental, homebuilt-kit and other airplanes Oct. 10. Dennis Kirk, who has been a licensed charter boat captain for 40 years, is also a pilot. He ”ew his bright yellow VG kit plane Savannah the Caribbean Amphibian to breakfast in Englewood. Like several other pilots at the event, he has been a part of the Fly-In for years. About 20 years ago, I was with my son who was 10 years old and kept singing Caribbean Amphibian,Ž said Kirk, who owns the Nav-A-Gator Bar & Grill in DeSoto County. It wasnt till later on I learned that Kermit the Frog sang the Caribbean Amphibian song with Jimmy Buffet. I really liked it and named my plane after it.Ž Little Carter Blandin, 2, liked seeing each of the planes at the Buchan Airport. Nearby, Madison Milam, 4, checked out a different yellow plane that she picked as her favorite. Sean Staples, 14, a Lemon Bay student, and Jamie MacLeod, 15, who attends Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School, are members of the Civil Air Patrol in Punta Gorda. The students say they learn leadership and aviation science. We are selling wreaths for $15 each,Ž said Staples, who wants to be Air Force pilot. We are going to place a wreath on each grave at ... Sarasota National Cemetery in December.Ž Patricia Siggins, co-owner of The French Artisan, said nearly 300 breakfasts were served. We have been a part of this event for four years,Ž Siggins said. Its a unique event for the community. They work really hard at it.ŽEmail: eallen@sun-herald.comBuchan event brings in frequent Fly-ersBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR SUN FILE PHOTO BY CHEYENNE EMRICHCarter Blandin, 2, and Courtney Comito check out an airplane. The morning of Oct. 10, guests got to see vintage, homebuilt and experimental airplanes at the Ninth Annual Buchan Airport Fly In Breakfast in Englewood. The fundraiser is designed to raise money for scholarships for aviation students. Under New Ownership since October 2014 Corner of Marion & Nesbit next to the Justice Center 122 Nesbit St Unit# 1 14 € 941-347-7608 Deenas Delectables Stop in to see Whats New! Open for Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri. 8am-2:00pm, Closed Saturday & Sunday € Sandwiches € Soups € Salads € Quiche € Desserts € Free WIFI adno=50488260

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Look What You Missed Page 38Originally published Oct. 4 ENGLEWOOD „ For Heath Weichmann, its a pleasure to go to work at 3 a.m. and begin preparing ingredients for the hearty chowder, stuffed chicken breast and marinara for Zekes Uptown Bar & Grills signature dishes. When you love to work, its not work,Ž said Weichmann, Zekes kitchen manager. Executive chef Mike is so creative. He has a great palate. Its awesome to work with him, because together, we have a one-of-a-kind menu.Ž Weichmann said hes seeing an increase in demand for some of the items on the special menu created for the Lets Eat! EnglewoodŽ promotion, which ran from Sept. 25 through Oct. 8. Zekes was one of 26 restaurants from Englewood, Placida and Rotonda to offer a three-course dinner or more available for $23, and twocourse lunches for $12. Our black Angus 9-ounce steak has been popular for dinner, along with our Hokkaido tuna dishes,Ž Weichmann said. Our lunch crowd has also grown. We are seeing orders for our clam chowder, which has a hint of sherry in it. Our bistro Philly sandwich is popular. So are our “sh tacos, because they are banana-panko crusted and have fried mahi-mahi, black bean mango salsa, (and) arugula with a mango-coconut-chipotle creme in them. Customers love them.Ž For Rina Remmers of Nicolas Kitchen, she sees two new patterns from the Lets Eat!Ž promotion. We have seen new customers who said they heard about the Lets Eat! promotion and wanted to try us out,Ž she said. We also have regular customers who are foodies who have been trying out new items on our menu that we have discounted for the Lets Eat! event. It has been going well for us.Ž Lois Kouzis of Landys Restaurant, 1400 Aqua View Lane, has seen similar results. She has been selling the steam-pot dinners, which include shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams and a crab cluster. The meal also comes with a choice of calamari or tomato bruschetta, a Greek salad, and homemade carrot cake or rice pudding. We are seeing new faces and I like it,Ž she said. I would participate in this again next year. This time of the year is still a little slow, so this promotion helped us.Ž Landys is a family business established in 2002. It was sold in 2010. The family bought it back and reopened a year ago. It offers outdoor dining. Lets Eat! Englewood also helps us show off our business to customers who havent been here in more than a year,Ž Kouzis said. We welcome new faces.Ž Even the Better Scoop Ice Cream Shoppe, 70 S. Indiana Ave., is having positive results from the local promotion. We are selling two banana splits for $12,Ž employee Megan MaGill said. We are seeing new people in here all of the time. We are running the Lets Eat! banana split special all day for $12.Ž At Mango Bistro, the Lets Eat! EnglewoodŽ special menu also includes a soft drink or iced tea during the two-course lunch, and a glass of wine or sangria with the three-course dinner. Mango Bistro also touts live entertainment at dinner. Marie Laforge, owner of Mango Bistro, used Facebook to update patrons on the popular Lets Eat! EnglewoodŽ menu items. She reported the new Soba Buddha BowlŽ has been a great hit so far. Some of the desserts she offers through the promotion include homemade panna cotta, mini tiramisu or an organic fruit smoothie. Other dining options included restaurants at Englewood Beach, along historic Dearborn Street, and all points in between. Menu items included seafood, Italian, steaks, pizza, American and Mediterranean cuisine.Email: eallen@sun-herald.comRestaurants savor Lets Eat! Englewood resultsBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR WINNERS LISTThe restaurants that offered discounted specials throughout the event were: € Angelos Pizza € Bay Pointe Grill € Beach Road Wine Bar & Bistro € Beef O Bradys € Better Scoop Ice Cream Shoppe € Beyond the Sea € Blue Lagoon Restaurant € Boca Royale Golf & Country Club € Ephesus Mediterranean Grill € Flatbread of Englewood € Flounders € Gulf View Grill € Howards Restaurant € Landys Restaurant € La Stanza Ristorante € Leverocks Waterside Dining € Lock N Key € Mango Bistro € Nicolas Italian Kitchen € Paraiso Mexican Bar & Grill € Prime Time Steak and Spirits € Ricaltinis Bar & Grill € Rum Bay Restaurant € Stefanos Family Restaurant € Stump Pass Grill € Zekes adno=50488257 F isherman  sVillage Located in Fishermen  s Village 9 4 1 6 5 5 8 1 8 2 9 4 1 6 5 5 8 1 8 2 941-655-8182 Self-Serve Yogurt in a cup or cone. 10 Flavors and over 40 Toppings to choose from No sugar added flavors available Free samples Come Enjoy a Cool Refreshing Island Treat!

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Look What You Missed Page 39Originally printed Sept. 17 Cyberattackers using computers from as far away as China were behind the glitches experienced by students taking online standardized tests earlier this year around Florida, including in Charlotte and Sarasota counties. The information comes from a report released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which closed its six-month investigation without “nding any suspects or motive. Its a real problem,Ž said Doug Whittaker, superintendent of Charlotte County schools. These hackers “nd some sick joy in bombarding (computer) networks and disrupting what people do.Ž On March 5, the Florida Department of Education reportedly contacted FDLE about an ongoing DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack affecting the ability of DOE to deliver the Florida Standards Assessment tests to the states eighth, ninth and 10th grade population.Ž Just three days earlier, students had begun taking the computer-based writing component of the English language arts test, one of the required state tests intended to measure educational gains and progress. The Sun reported that students at Charlotte schools experienced delays, and some schools in Sarasota actually had to put off testing for a day because of glitches. The FDLE investigated and found the DDoS attacks targeted a server used by the DOEs testing vendor. During a DDoS attack, a person „ or group of people, in this case „ can use the Internet to slow down or prevent use of other computers. The FDLE said no student information or test results had been compromised from the massive cyberattack, which could have come from more than 29,000 IP addresses around the state, country and world, including China. An IP address is a numerical label assigned to each device „ like a computer „ participating in a network that uses the Internet. The states Education Commissioner, Pam Stewart, said Wednesday she is incredibly gratefulŽ for the FDLEs help with the case. Whittaker said some education of“cials around the state initially thought the DOEs claims of a cyberattack to the testing system may have been made up. I heard early on that people thought it was a smokescreen, because there was not much good going on (in education),Ž he said. Whittaker said his school district was victim of similar cyberwarfare last fall and winter. He said school computers would unpredictably lose access, sometimes for more than an hour. He said cyberattackers often look for random high volume activityŽ to disrupt, but he still “nds it oddŽ that the Florida Standards Assessment happened to be targeted during the “rst few days it was rolled out to replace an old high-stakes test. When you have thousands of kids on computers, it lights up in Internet Land,Ž Whittaker said. I guess thats what could have happened. Or, maybe someone in Florida wanted to bring the test down and he worked with people he knows around the world.ŽEmail: akreger@sun-herald.comStudent testing woes blamed on cyberattackBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER THERE WAS NO HACKThe Florida Department of Law Enforcement explains the difference between a DDoS attack and a hack:Ž What is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack? A DDoS attack occurs when numerous computers and networks access the victims server at the same time. The flood of incoming messages or connections blocks legitimate traffic from accessing the system. In attacks like this, owners of the compromised computers or networks often have no knowledge that their technology has been compromised and is being used in the attack. These types of attacks are not the same as a data breach or data intrusion. How is a DDoS attack different from an intrusion or a breach? A DDoS attack is different from a data breach or intrusion, which is commonly called a hack. A DDoS attack prevents real Web traffic from accessing a site, but the data on the site is not compromised or stolen. A data breach is when protected or confidential data has potentially been viewed, stolen or used by an individual unauthorized to do so. An intrusion happens when the security of a computer system is broken or weakened. As it relates to the school testing investigation, schools were not able to access or had difficulty accessing the server, but the test itself was not accessed or compromised. SUN PHOTO BY SOMMER BROKAWDante Marzetti, a co-owner of Johns Jungle, African Market Baskets, who has family in Port Charlotte, sold baskets imported from Ghana at the local Home and Garden Show, sponsored by the Charlotte Sun and held in October at the Charlotte Harbor Center in Punta Gorda.Home and Garden Show

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Look What You Missed Page 40Originally printed Oct. 2 SARASOTA „ The Sarasota County School Board is ready to get back on track with the South County Suncoast Technical College build after accepting a “nal order Oct. 1 in the construction management case that has been delaying the campus project since April. Earlier this year, the school districts six-member Professional Services Selection Committee rated Tampabased A.D. Morgan ahead of Sarasota-based Willis Smith as potential construction manager for the STC campus in North Port. The facility, with a second Sarasota County library, is slated to be built on 24 acres at North Toledo Blade and Cranberry boulevards, near Interstate 75. The project was budgeted at $15 million, and is scheduled to open in early 2017. On April 7, the School Board voted 4-1 „ with member Bridget Ziegler dissenting „ to accept Superintendent Lori Whites recommendation in favor of the company the committee placed second, Willis Smith. Although there is no of“cial bid process until a contract is under negotiation, Willis Smith, the construction manager for STC North in Sarasota, tentatively proposed spending $15.2 million on the North Port project; A.D. Morgan, $11.2 million. In late April, A.D. Morgan “led a grievance, challenging the district for the right to work on the project. Hearings were held before Administrative Hearing Judge Bruce Culpepper in June. He ruled in the School Districts favor in September. Oct. 1, the board unanimously accepted „ Board Chair Frank Kovach voted by phone „ Culpeppers recommended “nal order in the case, upholding the ranking of Willis Smith for the project. A.D. Morgan agreed to the entry of “nal order and also to forgo any right to appeal. The School Board also waived its right to seek an award of attorneys fees. Kovach said he was very happy with the outcome, although he was disappointed in the bid process, especially as it was costly in (terms of) time.Ž Board Vice Chair Shirley Brown also had concerns about the process, and hoped the PSSC would examine procedures so everyone going into the process feels like its fair and there arent any problems in the future.Ž Art Hardy, the School Board attorney, said district policy allows for a periodic policy review of the entire bid process, and that a review will begin in the upcoming months. Im glad to see were moving forward and I know the community is eager to get this project going,Ž said Board member Bridget Ziegler. Reading through ƒ the judges statements, ƒ we did act in a legal manner, ƒ (but) perhaps some areas we would like to review ƒ to make sure who is participating in those committees doesnt cause any perception of favoritism.Ž UPDATE: On Nov. 3, the School Board, via the consent agenda, unanimously approved a $110,000 contract with Willis Smith. Deputy Superintendent Scott Lempe also told board members that despite the delay caused by the litigation, the STC project wasnt too far behind schedule. He projected the campus would still be able to open by mid-2017.Email: Tech college case ends; STC South can progressBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY DONNELL BATESThe Fred Lang Foundation held its 12th annual summer ball on July 25 at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. Over 400 guests enjoyed A Summer Night in IndiaŽ with traditional Indian food with decor done by the committee. Here, the Summer Ball committee, with Event Chair Jessica Potts and Event Co-Chair Liz Green seated in the middle, gathered for a photo before the festivities began.A Summer Night in India 27200 Jones Loop Rd., Punta Gorda € w w w . r o y a l p a l m m e m o r i a l . c o m (941) 639-2381 R OYAL P ALM M EMORIAL G ARDENS Leave a Lasting Legacy Private Cremation Estates Available Cemetery & Cremation Services With Dignity and Respect (941) 637-0332 PET HAVEN Remember and Honor Your Pet Forever Serving the Community Since 1978 Proudly Serving Charlotte County Since 1972 Offering Traditional Burial, Cremation and Funeral Services in One Convenient Location adno=50487934

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Look What You Missed Page 41Originally printed Aug. 8 PUNTA GORDA „ In the end, it all came down to the curry sauce. As soon as we saw that curry sauce, we knew you would win,Ž longtime Punta Gorda resident Deb Dees told Jeanie Roland Friday morning, just hours after Rolands epic win against renowned chef and television personality Bobby Flay. We know how good it is.Ž Roland, the chef and owner of The Perfect Caper restaurant in downtown Punta Gorda, gained national recognition Thursday night after appearing on the Food Networks popular television show Beat Bobby Flay.Ž Whoa, I just beat Bobby Flay,Ž an ecstatic Roland said as soon as the judges crowned her the winner. After defeating fellow contestant Becca Richards of New York in the opening round, Roland went on to beat Flay with her signature dish, Thai Curry Mussels with duck fat pomme frites, that she served up with three distinct sauces. Oh my god, those sauces,Ž swooned Patti Allen, Rolands friend and general manager of Fishermens Village. Dont they just look amazing?Ž Though the pressure was intense, Roland appeared cool and in charge, a testament to her decades of experience and training. I knew how to do those fries like the back of my hand,Ž she said in a telephone interview from her second restaurant Ellas Fine Dining and Drink in Westerly, R.I. Making french fries that are crispy like that takes three hours to do. I had to do it in a lot less time.Ž To prepare for her national television debut, Roland trained as any winning athlete would. She stopped drinking alcohol, loaded up on fresh foods and vegetables, and trained for hours in her kitchen. I put myself through the paces for two weeks, I went there to win,Ž she said. We are so proud of her and what shes accomplished,Ž said Punta Gorda City Councilwoman Kim Devine. I mean, she just beat Bobby Flay!Ž At The Perfect Caper, friends and family gathered Thursday night to watch the episode and cheer for Roland. I think shes going to win,Ž said restaurant employee Kenny Bartley during a commercial break. She got this.Ž Indeed, Roland won the judges over with one taste of her dish. Im just so happy,Ž she said. It really was a once-ina-lifetime experience.ŽEmail: bbarbosa@sun-herald.comLocal chef Beats Bobby FlayBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDEDChef Jeanie Roland, owner of The Perfect Caper restaurant in downtown Punta Gorda, came out on top in the Food Networks popular cooking competition, Beat Bobby Flay.Ž SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAA crowd of friends and family erupt in cheers Thursday night after judges announce that Chef Jeanie Roland, owner of The Perfect Caper in downtown Punta Gorda, won the Food Networks popular cooking competition Beat Bobby FlayŽ

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Look What You Missed Page 42Originally printed June 20 PUNTA GORDA „ When Gary Wein woke up Friday morning, the last thing the Punta Gorda Isles resident imagined was that by lunchtime hed be the new city councilman representing District 3. We thought we were going to have to go to campaign, but turns out we didnt,Ž the 67-year-old Chicago native said. In an unexpected turn of events, Wein, a political newcomer, won the District 3 seat being vacated by Mayor Carolyn Freeland after his declared opponent, longtime resident and businessman Chuck Thomas, failed to qualify his candidacy by Fridays noon deadline. Although Thomas had “led his paperwork declaring his candidacy with the city clerk back in April, he still needed to submit a petition with the signatures of at least 25 registered voters living in District 3 to qualify. (Qualifying for the Nov. 3 city election began at noon Monday, and ended at noon Friday.) Because Thomas didnt do that, Wein became the automatic shoo-in. Thomas said he couldnt justify the cost of an election. I didnt think the city needed to spend the money on an election just for me to crush a liberal Democrat,Ž Thomas said. It just isnt good money spent.Ž City elections, which cost about $30,000 to conduct, are non-partisan races. Candidates are elected at-large. Im only 53,Ž said Thomas. I have plenty of time to get on City Council down the road. If he wants it, he can have it.Ž Wein says hes certainly up for the challenge. Although the retiree has never sought „ or held „ political of“ce, hes excited about the opportunity to serve Punta Gorda. This is my “rst experience in politics directly, other than the politics you would have in a large organization,Ž said Wein, who considers himself an independent. I felt like I needed to get more involved in Punta Gorda because Im committed to this town.Ž A graduate of Eastern Illinois University, Wein spent most of his career in the water-treatment industry as an executive manager. He has a background in science and project management. He said he hopes to bring that experience to many issues the city faces with water quality. Because of the pending (reverse-osmosis water treatment) project and water issues that are in Southwest Florida in general, I feel my skill sets offer a different perspective,Ž he said. Former mayor and city councilman Harvey Goldberg believes Wein is up to the task. Hes open-minded, very interested in knowing what the residents and businesses of Punta Gorda need and will support their needs on the City Council,Ž Goldberg said. Hell be a good asset for the city.Ž Wein will be sworn in to of“ce Nov. 4. District 5 Incumbent Nancy Prafke also got a free pass to a second two-year term when no one declared against her for an of“ce that paid $8,050 a year.Email: bbarbosa@sun-herald.comNo election needed: Wein wins council seatBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER WEIN MEET PUNTA GORDAS NEWEST CITY COUNCIL MEMBERName: Gary Wein Age: 67 Family: Married, four children, four grandchildren, one dog Residence: Punta Gorda since 2003 Education: Graduate of Eastern Illinois University. Degree in zoology and chemistry, minor in botany Political and leadership experience: President-elect of Temple Shalom, Port Charlotte; senior leadership positions in the water treatment industry since 1972; owned and operated his own consulting firm; volunteered at various homeless shelters. „ Source: Gary Wein

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Look What You Missed Page 43Originally printed May 6 Army veteran Benjamin Breckheimer nearly had his leg blown off by an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan about six years ago. But, after surviving an avalanche on Mount Everest „ caused by an earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 7,500 people „ the Wounded WarriorŽ says the explosion that left him with a life-altering injury is now just his secondmost horrifying incident. I actually broke down for a minute,Ž said Breckheimer, 30, of Port Charlotte, recalling the April 25 avalanche. It was the most intense and scariest thing Ive been through. The IED blast was instantaneous. But just seeing this big, white cloud coming at you „ and it seemed like it took forever to get to us „ and just not knowing what was behind, it was very scary.Ž Before his tour in Afghanistan, Breckheimer served as a medical specialist in Iraq. He said the destruction and subsequent emergency response in Nepal reminded him of wartime. There was a lot of crushing injuries (on Everest) „ these rocks or boulders would just ”y off the mountain and peg people,Ž he said, adding that some of the boulders were the size of cars. I saw a woman whose face just was completely bloody. And I actually did see quite a few dead bodies, unfortunately. But, it was very impressive how (the relief effort) was set up; there was a quick response. For the “rst “ve years I was in the military I was in the medical “eld, so I saw a lot of mass casualties when I was in Iraq. I could almost ”ashback to that, and just how fast everything was set up and how everyone worked together.Ž It was in 2009 that the Stryker reconnaissance vehicle Breckheimer was in drove over a pressure-plate IED during a mission near Spin Boldak, on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Breckheimer suffered a concussion and fractures to his spine, pelvis and both legs. Also, his lower right leg was partially severed, but he was evacuated and doctors saved the extremity. His mobility is permanently hampered by a fused ankle. Breckheimer, who was medically retired from the Army in 2013, decided he wanted to climb the Earths tallest mountain to prove something to myself.Ž I just really wanted to push myself and see what I still could do, despite the injuries I have,Ž he said. Growing up (in Wisconsin) I actually was pretty fascinated with Everest. Im kind of just trying to live my dream, I guess.Ž Breckheimer plans to return to Everest next year. His goal has been to become the “rst Wounded Warrior to reach the 5 ½-mile-high summit. The Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after Sept. 11, 2001, and their families. More than 52,000 wounded warriorsŽ have bene“ted from the non-pro“t group. After about a month of climbing, Breckheimer was roughly halfway to the top of Everest before being forced to return to the United States after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comLocal Everest climber survives quakeBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER PHOTOS PROVIDED BY BENJAMIN BRECKHEIMERArmy veteran Benjamin Breckheimer, 30, of Port Charlotte, survived an avalanche April 25 while climbing Mount Everest. Breckheimer and his party of ve were about halfway to the Earths tallest point when disaster struck.

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Look What You Missed Page 44Originally printed Sept. 19 NORTH PORT „ Jarred Fegan, currently North Ports only animal services officer, will become the citys newest community service officer. Fegan, who applied for the CSO position when he learned his current job would no longer be funded in the citys fiscal year 2015-2016 budget, will earn the same salary. Fegan, a civilian officer, made $45,336 in 2014 plus benefits. We actually gain a little bit by Jarred taking it,Ž North Port Police Chief Kevin Vespia said. He knows our training, knows how to take calls ƒ we will save money there.Ž Vespia said the Sarasota County Sheriffs Animal Services section will take over calls for the city, which is a recommendation he provided for the commission after a Center for Public Safety Management study that was done last fall for the North Port Police Department stated the NPPD needed to restructure itself. Vespia said the city of more than 60,000 people has seen an increase in calls for service, including non-emergency-related calls. A CSO will be trained to answer those nonemergency calls, like parking lot crashes and traffic control, which would not constitute a need for a police officer and therefore, free up the time of sworn officers. According to the FY 2015-16 budget, right now it costs the city about $56,700 per year to provide an animal services officer. With the change to a CSO, the estimated cost to the city was listed at about $45,240, which includes a $33,000 salary. That was originally about an $11,000 savings to the city, but Vespia said that the $33,000 salary was budgeted if an entry-level employee was offered the position. Fegan, who has been in the position for nine years, is not considered entry-level. Records from 2014 state Fegan responded to 1,854 calls, including about 1,300 animal service calls and about 500 follow-up investigations. He also responds to other incidents if sworn officers request his help. Vespia said he anticipates Fegan will still respond to certain animal service calls, just like a sworn police officer would, if there is, for example, an aggressive dog and it is a matter of public safety. Several citizens have opposed the removal of the animal services position since it originally came up in budget discussions this year, stating at meetings and on social media that as North Port grows it would be irresponsible to take away the service. North Port residents said they are mostly concerned about the response times of SCSO animal services if the officers are driving all the way from Sarasota. Vespia said there will now be three animal service officers from the Sheriffs Office dedicated to South County, which includes North Port. Currently, there is no way to track response times for the Sheriffs Office calls. A significant change with the switch to county services is that city residents will have to pay for traps to remove stray cats and injured or sick wildlife, as well as for dead wildlife removal. The homeowner must pick up and return the trap in Sarasota.Email: ashirk@sun-herald.comNorth Port city animal services officer gets new jobBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITER PHOTO PROVIDEDNorth Port animal services ocer Jarred Fegan wrangles an alligator outside City Hall in July.

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Look What You Missed Page 45Originally printed July 25 NORTH PORT „ Memory boxes line the halls of the memory care unit at the newly opened Springs at South Biscayne senior care center. The boxes, to contain personal belongings, stand as reminders next to residents doors so they can remember which room is theirs. This, and countless other subtleties, are dotted throughout the sprawling campus „ which played host to a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week „ with the intention of creating a luxury resort feel. Built by Birmingham, Ala.-based Omega Communities, the 103,000-square-foot facility off Tamiami Trail near South Biscayne Church „ a $25.6 million project „ will include state-of-the-art medical care to help residents with specialized needs, such as those suffering from dementia or Alzheimers disease. Most of the North Port City Commission was in attendance July 21, with the exception of Commissioner Tom Jones. In addition, Executive Director Bill Gunnin and president Jill Luke of the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce presented a plaque to the staff of The Springs, signifying their joining the chamber. Mayor Rhonda DiFranco spoke brie”y at the ceremony, recognizing this type of facility coming to the area. Its not all about us, but you are about us,Ž DiFranco said, referencing the city of North Port. The rooms at The Springs range from an alcove ”oor plan „ slightly smaller than a studio „ to a two-bedroom room. The facility was conceived as a rental community, with prices ranging from $3,750 per month for the alcove size to roughly $5,500 per month for a room in the memory care unit. There are 95 private assisted-living apartments and 38 memory care units in the community, and there have been 14 deposits made so far, according to Bambrick. Were changing the service level and expectations,Ž said marketing director Bill Bambrick. We are viewing it as an upscale resort „ the medical aspect is in the background.Ž There are small features at the campus that help to support Bambricks goal „ handrails that look more like shelves, a constant night light in the bathroom, and various sitting areas sprinkled throughout the building. There are roughly 100 employees total at the facility, and speci“cally, “ve caregivers per every one resident in the memory care unit „ which is signi“cant, according to Bambrick. The Springs will offer 24/7 nursing staff services, and there are bed checks each evening. Each resident will wear a pendant that can be utilized in case of an emergency. The senior care center was built on 9 acres just behind South Biscayne Church. One of the communitys distinctive aspects, Bambrick said, is its relationship with large-scale churches, and South Biscayne in particular. The facility currently is accepting reservations, and private tours are offered by appointment only. If interested in a tour, or for more information, call 941-426-8349, or go to www. thespringsat southbiscayne. com.Email: mheid@sun-herald.comSprings at South Biscayne senior facility opens By MADISON HEIDSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY MADISON HEIDThe exterior of the 103,000-square-foot Springs at South Biscayne facility in North Port.

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Look What You Missed Page 46Originally printed June 14 PUNTA GORDA „ Myscha Theriault, a freelance travel and food writer from Hudson, Fla., “rst came to Punta Gorda two years ago to do some research, and she loved it. So Theriault jumped at the chance to return when she heard the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival was debuting here Saturday. She and a friend started their weekend retreat Friday at Deans South of the Border, and today plan to hit Fat Point Brewery. Saturday, they had lunch at Peace River Seafood, and were looking forward to spending the rest of the afternoon in the beautiful History Park, listening to blues while comparing and contrasting the beer and barbecue. Were going to drink our way through town,Ž Theriault said. Its a great little town. This is what Florida is supposed to be like.Ž Indeed, many festival goers were doing their own researchŽ in the beer garden, a hub of activity for sampling craft brews. On another steamy day in paradise, it was clearly reason enough to pig out on cold brews, cool blues and hot out-of-the-smoker barbecue. Were big beer and barbecue fans,Ž said Lynn Gray of Sarasota. Two out of three isnt bad.Ž For a $30 ticket, attendees received unlimited re“lls from a variety of microbreweries, along with all the music they could drink in. And that was just Saturday. For VIP ticket holders, the weekend festival got started Friday with a tasting at Fat Point Brewery. Today, the festivities shift to the water, as King Fisher Fleet plays host to a special harbor cruise, featuring blues and brunch. But Saturday, the place to be was the History Park, which, for the occasion, was converted into a living repository of authentic Americana music. Frank Greathouse and Screamin and Cryin, Seth Walker, and Sena Ehrhardt all contributed their own brand of blues, adding to the rich tableau that was the hallmark of this inaugural event. Tim Doty of Port Charlotte, a recent refugee from Buffalo, N.Y., was glad to be a part of it. Its just fun to get out and meet people with the same interests,Ž he said. And he plans to do much more of the same as he settles into retired life. Ive got a boat, motorcycle and golf clubs,Ž Doty said. What more do you need?ŽEmail: groberts@sun-herald.comThrongs savor Blues, Brews and BBQBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTOS BY GARY ROBERTSFrank Greathouse and Screamin and Cryin entertain an appreciative crowd. Drawn to the shade in the picturesque History Park in Punta Gorda, blues fans soak up Saturdays inaugural Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival.

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Look What You Missed Page 47Originally printed Sept. 14 PORT CHARLOTTE „ Kean Wong knew he was going to take one pitch. Daytona reliever Evan Marshall had just thrown four straight balls to Pat Blair to load the bases with two outs in the bottom of the 13th inning, bringing the second baseman to the plate with a chance to win the game. So Wong took the “rst one. Then a second. Then a third. Then a fourth. For the “rst time in team history, the Charlotte Stone Crabs had won the Florida State League championship. When I came up, I said, I have to “nish it here. I have to put the team on my back,Ž Wong said. I was looking for a fastball down the middle, and I never got it.Ž Wongs bases-loaded free pass scored the game-winning, title-clinching run in the Stone Crabs 3-2, extra-innings victory against the Tortugas in the FSL championship series, capping a postseason in which they lost once in six games: Saturday nights 6-1 loss in Game 3 against Daytona. They wrapped up the best-of-“ve title series 3-1. It also broke a stretch of seven consecutive scoreless innings that featured plenty of chances. Daytona went 0 for 13 with runners in scoring position, leaving 14 stranded. Charlotte went 0 for 12 and left 13 men on base. But the “rst one they didnt brought the Stone Crabs their “rst title since the franchises relocation to Port Charlotte in 2009. Maxx Tissenbaum poked a one-out single through the right side to start the rally „ he was pinch-run for by Yoel Araujo „ and Granden Goetzman followed with a single through the left side. Blairs walk came after a Justin Williams strikeout, setting the stage for Wongs at-bat and the trophy celebration and beer and champagne shower that followed. These guys are unbelievable. What we had to do to get to the playoffs, and what we did in the playoffs, its just awesome,Ž Stone Crabs manager Michael Johns said. These guys are resilient, and I just couldnt be more proud of them.ŽEmail: jvitale@sun-herald.comStone Crabs championsBy JOSH VITALESPORTS WRITER SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINACharlotte Stone Crabs catcher Mike Marjama loses control of the ball as Daytonas Ty Washington slides safely into home to tie the game in the fth inning of Game 4 of the Florida State League Championship Series at Charlotte Sports Park. Originally printed Nov. 3 PORT CHARLOTTE „ Ripken Baseball is in the process of selling its ownership interest in the Charlotte Stone Crabs, according to Ripken spokesman John Maroon. Charlotte County of“cials have been involved in conversations with the potential new ownership group and the Tampa Bay Rays „ the parent club of the High-A minor league team „ for six weeks to two months and con“rmed the potential sale on Monday. If approved by Major League Baseball, the agreed-upon deal states that the new ownership group will assume the current contracts held between the county, Rays and Ripken Baseball with no changes. Those contracts include the Stone Crabs player development deal with the Rays „ they are in the second year of a two-year contract, the fourth such deal both sides have operated under since 2009 „ and their deal with Charlotte County to play the 2016 season at Charlotte Sports Park „ a contract which is renewed on a year-to-year basis. Both the Rays and I came away with the sense that they (the new ownership group) are strongly committed to Charlotte County and their own game plan to build the team and support the community. Were extremely excited about this new opportunity,Ž Charlotte County Administrator Ray Sandrock said in a statement. Charlotte County has a “rm agreement with all parties that the Stone Crabs will be af“liated with the Rays and play at Charlotte Sports Park. The Stone Crabs are very important to the Rays and they want to see the team continue to play at the Sports Park long term.Ž The Rays, who have used Deal in the works to sell Stone CrabsBy JOSH VITALE SPORTS WRITER

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Look What You Missed Page 48Reba-topped concert kicks off Tracks and Trails SUN PHOTOS BY JENNIFER BRUNOReba closed out the Country Life Music Festival held in Punta Gorda at Florida Tracks and Trails, where thousands of fans came out to see three days of concerts. Chris Weaver sings to the crowds that attended the Country Life Music Festival at Florida Tracks and Trails in Punta Gorda. Left: Craig Campbell greets his fans as he sings down the runway of the stage at Florida Tracks and Trails during the Country Life Music Festival in Punta Gorda. Reba McEntire entertained thousands of fans on the last night of the Countrylife Music Festival. The three-day event was held at Florida Tracks and Trails in Punta Gorda.

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Look What You Missed Page 49Originally printed June 26 NORTH PORT „ North Port City Manager Jonathan Lewis stepped up to the lectern June 25 for the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and State of the CityŽ Address to enlighten community members, business leaders and city of“cials in attendance of the many accomplishments the city has reached over the past year, and the many more to come. I say this at the end of my speech every year ƒ but much has been done and there is much to do,Ž Lewis said. I have great belief that we as a community will achieve (it).Ž Lewis was met with several rounds of applause as he referenced rising property values, growing businesses, the completion of road projects and national recognitions as one of the best cities in Florida „ and the nation „ to con“rm the high quality of life he said the city provides for residents. Bill Gunnin, chamber executive director, addressed the crowd packed into Heron Creek Golf & Country Club before Lewis spoke at the annual luncheon. We are very lucky to work with a City Commission (and Sarasota) County Commission that is receptive to the chamber,Ž Gunnin said. To kick off his speech, Lewis stated the city anticipates a 9.36 percent increase above last year for property values „ making it the third consecutive year of growth and the largest increase since 2008. Lewis also said this years proposed General Fund budget will be the “rst since the recession hit in 2007-08 where reserves will not be used to fund continuous costs. That means we are not using savings to pay for ongoing costs,Ž Lewis said. This was a goal set by the direction of the commission, and this will be the “rst year we see the fruits of that endeavor.Ž In a room full of business leaders, Lewis was applauded again when mentioning the added businesses to North Port in the last year, including big brand names like First Watch, Starbucks and Chicos to Cocoplum Village Shops off Tamiami Trail. Lewis also mentioned the addition of Aldis grocery, Richards Foodporium and Goodwill Industries, which recently received a development order to begin building in front of the North Port ER off Toledo Blade Boulevard. The crowd laughed as Lewis said the most strategically placed addition to the city will be a Dunkin Donuts off Sumter and Price boulevards, near the North Port Police Department. Im sorry, Chief Vespia, but I had to include that,Ž Lewis said to Police Chief Kevin Vespia, sitting in the back of the room. Lewis also cited the expansion of educational opportunitiesŽ coming to the city with construction beginning for the Suncoast Technical Colleges south campus on Toledo Blade. The campus will include the citys second library and a large meeting space that will be partially funded by the city. Lewis said phases one and two of the citys Road Bond Project have been completed, which means 71 miles of roadway have been reconstructed so far. He said in the last year, the city has constructed 4.72 miles of sidewalks total throughout North Port, as well. Lewis listed “ve pages of city accomplishments in 2014 and 2015, including the praise the city has received nationally from organizations that list North Port as one of the best. He referenced NerdWallet listing North Port among the best places in Florida for young families; placing the city second in 2015 rankings of cities with the best public schools in the state; and a Gallup survey ranking the North Port-BradentonSarasota metropolitan statistical area as the No. 1 happiest place in the United States „ no small feat. This is just a small portion of all that has been accomplished this year,Ž Lewis said in closing. Our community is continuing to grow, and we are working diligently to meet the demands and ensure North Port remains a quality place to call home. Much has been done, and there is much to do.ŽEmail: ashirk@sun-herald.comState of North Port: Much done, much to doBy ALLISON SHIRK STAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY ALLISON SHIRKCity Manager Jonathan Lewis gives the State of the CityŽ Address at the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at Heron Creek Golf & Country Club.

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Look What You Missed Page 50Originally printed Aug. 1 Bill Hawley loves “shing. While he was out with a friend one day, he told him he wanted to relocate to Southwest Florida. At that time, Hawley was chief operating of“cer at a hospital in Clayton, Ga. He put in a transfer request and soon found himself the chief operating of“cer at Fawcett Memorial Hospital. On July 6, Hawley became the president and chief executive of“cer of Fawcett replacing outgoing CEO and President Tom Rice. The West Virginia native has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Marshall University in West Virginia and his Master of Health Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since moving here, Hawley said his family loves the community and, as he puts it, it is his de“nition of paradise. Fawcett Memorial Hospital is in the Top 100, thats the top 2 percent in the nation,Ž he said. The people of Charlotte County need to know that they have one of the highest quality hospitals in their backyard.Ž Hawley said they have been a straight A hospital since their owner, the Nashvillebased Hospital Corporation of America, began the rating system about a year ago. His job is to interface with the medical staff and the community and incur growth. I have three priorities I am focusing on,Ž Hawley said. That is patient experience, quality and the emergency room.Ž When patients are admitted to a hospital, Hawley said, they expect safety, diagnoses, medication, amenities and a nurse to come around once an hour checking on their needs. In addition to that, patients are treated with respect,Ž he added. We ask our leaders and managers to pass through once a day on a rounding to greet patients by asking how they are doing, anything we can do for you and can I help in any way.Ž Quality is also high on Hawleys list. He wants to continue the good work they have provided to the community by giving them high quality centers of excellence „ orthopedic, stroke care and the cardiac program. In the fourth quarter of 2014, we were the leader in cardiac surgery,Ž he said. Number three is the emergency room, the most important area of the hospital, according to Hawley. An amazing 75 percent of Fawcetts admissions arrive through the ER. We need to expand the ER and the intensive care units to make room for more patients,Ž he said. Next year there will be construction going on around here.Ž Hawley said they have a new slate at Fawcett since he took charge, Philip Baker was named the chief “nancial of“cer and Marcy Frisina was appointed the new chief nursing of“cer last November. Our patients always, let me emphasize that, always, get the best possible care from us,Ž he said.New boss at Fawcett Memorial HospitalBy AL HEMINGWAYFEELING FIT CORRESPONDENT HAWLEY

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Look What You Missed Page 51Originally printed Aug. 8 NORTH PORT „ The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will be phasing out classes and the use of of“ce space at its current North Port instructional site over the course of the fall semester. But the school isnt leaving the area completely. Instead, USF will return to the South Venice campus of State College of Florida, 5 miles north, where USF previously spent six years before moving into the instructional site at 5920 Pan American Blvd., off U.S. 41. Were de“nitely not pulling out of the North Port area at all,Ž said Charlie Terenzio, spokesman for USF SarasotaManatee. We really value having some of“ces down there, and having a presence in the south part of (Sarasota) County. Its a big part of our mission to serve the community.Ž Terenzio said the move out of the second ”oor of the building at Pan American and 41, and back to SCF, has largely to do with cost. The university leases the building, but with the price ƒ it made more sense to move back onto the SCF campus.Ž Many USF students were coming from SCF anyway, he said. USF Sarasota-Manatees main campus is in north Sarasota, and classes are also available online. Over the last few years, weve taken a look at the facility. Enrollment has dropped a little at our North Port site, and weve been examining how were going use (it),Ž Terenzio continued. A big piece of why were moving back to the SCF location is visibility. A lot of students attending the North Port instructional site were students coming from SCF Venice, and by moving back, we get the visibility of having students most likely to attend classes there.Ž According to Terenzio, 181 students took classes in the city during the 2014-15 school year. Courses offered at the North Port location included undergraduate programs through the College of Arts & Sciences in criminology, interdisciplinary social science and psychology; elementary education through the College of Education; information technology and hospitality management through the College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership, as well as certi“cate coursework in leadership studies. We didnt have any programs that were completely offered in North Port,Ž Terenzio said, adding that fall courses will be offered in the current location, then phased over to SCF before the spring semester begins. At SCF, he said, USF will utilize two of“ces and classroom space. Terenzio said USF is thankful for the continued partnership with SCF. What were hoping to do is that well be able to expand some of our course offerings,Ž he said. The North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, which holds Business and Economic Development meetings at the USF location, will be moving those meetings to a new location once the fall semester ends at the end of December. In the spring, were going to be going over to the community room at the (North Port) ER, over on Toledo Blade (Boulevard),Ž chamber Executive Director Bill Gunnin said. Its a brand-new room.Ž Gunnin said the chamber has loved meeting at USF, but also is excited to form a new business partnership with the North Port ER, operated by Sarasota Memorial Hospital.Email: annek@sun-herald.comUSF closing North Port site; returning to SCF campusBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERsemester, the University of South Florida will be phasing out of the North Port instructional site at 5920 Pan American Blvd., and returning to the South Venice campus of State College of Florida, where USF will use two oces and classroom space. Marc A. Melser, M.D. American Board of Urology A Division of 21st Century Oncology 3410 Tamiami Tr. Suite 4 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 2015 (941) 235-7281 adno=50486375 W e l c o m e B a c k W e l c o m e B a c k Welcome Back O u r S e a s o n a l R e s i d e n t s O u r S e a s o n a l R e s i d e n t s Our Seasonal Residents

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Look What You Missed Page 52 K-Rico Colombian Flavors El Guacamole Coconutzweekends 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. € Coconutz. You might miss Patricks Thai Bistro and the Sand Bar when you return to Boca Grande, but their former home, Boca Grande Resort , 5800 Gasparilla Road, didnt stay quiet for long. € Jose and Lorenda Blas unveiled three levels of dining and entertainment there in late October. Downstairs is Coconutz Lounge, featuring Friday night music by island-based rock-dance group Boca Bande. The middle level brings back the Casual Clam breakfast area. At 11:30, that room and the downstairs bar morph into Coconutz for lunch and dinner. Fine dining begins Jan. 1 on the top ”oors Upper Deck. € Shortys 2. Five months ago, Sheryl ShortyŽ Peters and husband Dave learned that their Shortys Place property, leased from Hensons Vacuum Cleaner Center at the corner of Marion Avenue and U.S. 41 South, went under contract with an interested buyer and that theyd have to leave after four years running the local hangout. By the time the sale fell through, theyd already found a new space for a Shortys 2 „ the former location of The Of“ce Bar & Lounge on U.S. 41 North between E. Virginia and E. Olympia. Peters describes Shortys 2 as nicer but the same. Nonsmoking, beer and wine only, and well have food in upcoming months.Ž The Shortys Place property remains for sale, but Peters reports that theyll keep both locations chugging along until informed otherwise. € El Guacamole. You know that taco shack on U.S. 41 North, between Port Charlotte and North Port, home to a series of failed taquerias? Its the real deal now. From Mexico City, Ricardo Torres, Sandra Pacheco, and their three daughters are serving up authentic Mexico City cuisine „ not to mention the best guacamole in town. € K-rico Colombian Flavors. Theres a new infusion of Latin cuisine in Carlos & Jimmys Tacos  old location in Biscayne Plaza, North Port. Ivan Tenorio and his mom, Ruby, just opened their café, K-rico Colombian Flavors, there, serving arepas, tostones, empanadas, tamales, even a hot dog for the timid. MakeoversAnd some local restaurants RESTAURANTSFROM PAGE 34 RESTAURANTS | 53 SOME CHAINS ON THE WAYChipotle Grill. Coming to a North Port, U.S. 41 outparcel north of Cocoplum Village Shops. Culvers. Ground has broken at Port Charlotte Town Center for another source of the Wisconsin chains signature combo: ButterBurger and Fresh Frozen Custard. Jersey Mikes Subs. The Manasquan, N.J.-based sub chain is moving into City Delis old location off Cochran in Port Charlotte. Joe Maxx Coffee Company. The Youngstown, Ohio-based coffee café is poised to enter W. Dearborn Street in Englewood. Nathans Famous. Coney Island dogs and more are coming to two Abby Anns ice cream stores „ first, to North Port and, next, to a new Abby Anns in the works for Port Charlottes LTM Party Plaza. Popeyes. North Port Market Place „ on U.S. 41 South before Sumter Boulevard. Scottys Brewhouse. The Indianapolis burgers-and-brews restaurant is coming to a big, new waterfront location at Fishermans Village. Now interviewing managers; contact human resources at Now all we need are Cheddars and Sweet Tomatoes. Shortys

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Look What You Missed Page 53 All Stars Sports Bar & Grille The Captains Table Camila Restaurantwerent shy about changing their looks over the summer. € Farlows on the Water , 2080 S. McCall Road, Englewood, took a million-dollar gamble on closing for the summer for renovations. The opening took a bit longer than anticipated, because the overhaul was so massive. Owners Keith and Laurie Farlow doubled the kitchens size, to serve nearly 100 additional seats. They also pushed out the dining room, “lled it with new booths and tables, and installed ”oor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the waterfront view. The covered patio has expanded, and the garden got new pavers. Laurie Farlow said, We wont close any more after this. This is what were here for, and were here for the long haul.Ž € All-Star Even though the Cubs didnt make it this year, you cant keep a good Chicago guy down. Boomers Sports Bar & Night Club s co-owner Gus Kontos , formerly manager of the famous Cubby Bear sports bar near Wrigley Field, set about reversing public opinion and steering his local hangout in a more family-friendly, Cubby Bear kind of direction in October. Kontos, his brother Andrew , and Chef Steve Bakoginnis have revamped what was a back-room nightclub into a family friendly place. The pubs new moniker is All-Star Sports Grill , at 2360 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. € Smugglers Enterprises. The Captains Table has a game-changing image makeover in the works at The Captains Table in Punta Gordas Fishermens Village. Chef Todd Stolpe , serving guests at The Captains Table since 2014, and new general manager Nate McKelvy , formerly of Boca Grandes Gasparilla Inn , received these marching orders from owner Ron Evans: Bring this restaurant back to the splendor it used to be.Ž To Stolpe, that meant rebranding the entire culture, personality, and perception of the place. Hes rolling out dramatically innovative new menu items „ the likes of wild-caught salmon with Angels Envy bourbon glaze and candied bacon, served on a charred white cedar plank. € Torch. Owner Bob Federici , of Torch Bistro, Steak and Rumtini Bar, 2113 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, not only renamed his establishment Torch Bar & Grill , hes also targeting a different demographic. If the new name sounds like Good, basic food and drink, at decent prices, and you wont leave hungry,Ž thats the whole idea. Federici wants to reach our Charlotte County median age group, those around 60, with that approach. Federici hired an old pal as executive chef: Dan Patlak , whos been cooking his way around the world and back for 43 years. Look for Punta Gordas favorite comfort fare, and some surprises, on the new menu. € Sunset Grille. People are also talking about what used to be Porto“no Waterfront Dining, 23241 Bayshore Drive, Charlotte Harbor. It reopened Oct. 8 as Sunset Grill on the Harbor , under the management of Charles Wallace „ no stranger to the local restaurant scene or to makeovers. The former Punta Gorda councilman founded River City Grill and Jacks on Marion . Wallace joins owner Abe Al Arnasi , longtime chef…general manager Doug Eichelberger, and front-of-the house manager Jason Harkless , in showing off some of the best sunsets on the harbor. € Jimmys Restaurant . It was karmic justice. Originally from Mexico, Arturo Guido got his start washing dishes at Giorgios (later Jimmys ), at the corner of West Tarpon and U.S. 41 South in Port Charlotte. Now he runs Jimmys, renamed Camila Restaurant after his daughter, adding it to his other popular eateries: Good Times Diner , Englewood, and Little Good Times Diner , Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. This is a great country!Ž Guido said happily. You can do whatever you want if you work hard.Ž € Boardwalk Tonys. Theres no longer a Cluck-U Chicken franchise in the Shoppes at North Port on Toledo Blade. At what is now Boardwalk Tonys , owner Anthony Big TonyŽ Tartaglia is delivering a new menu of Jersey boardwalk… inspired delights.RESTAURANTSFROM PAGE 52 RESTAURANTS | 54

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Look What You Missed Page 54New Digs€ Cilantros. Dary Colom , whose Cilantros in Port Charlotte had become a pan-Latino hub and locals go-to for Hispanic cuisine, bought out the contents of the closed Tortugas Seafood Restaurant space on U.S. 41 South in Punta Gorda and moved right in. Its a big change, but, said Colom, If we dont change, how will we know whether we can do it?Ž The change appears to be a success. Cilantros promptly won the 2015 Charlotte Sun Readers Choice Award for Restaurant Cuban Cuisine. € Patricks Thai Bistro. Now you dont have to pay the Boca Grande bridge toll to get Patrick Vollmer and his mom, Noys , Thai food and sushi. No longer in the Boca Grande Resort, Patricks Thai Bistro has become Noys Thai Bistro & Lounge , 41 Chailett Road, Rotonda West, where the Pig n Whistle and Smokehaus Pub & Grill used to be. € End Zone Sports Grille. You wont have to look far to “nd the End Zone. In September, it moved to the opposite side of South McCall Road in Englewood, to a larger new location at 2440 S. McCall Road. Its been lots of places, but it was built as a Woodys Barbecue . With 180 seats, an outdoor tiki bar, and ample parking, the popular local sports pub now has room to stretch out, but remains the same neighborly End Zone that its always been. € City Deli. Port Charlottes City Deli moved from its location near Petco to Aidan Lane, North Port, behind Florida Community Bank and near Linksters Tap Room.The Chain GangChains “nd this area fertile ground for their stores. Heres what you might have missed: € First Watch. The health-conscious breakfast, brunch, and lunch café „ already one of North Port Police Chief Kevin Vespias faves „ is now in North Port, at Cocoplum Village Shops. € Five Guys. Dive into their delectably greasy burgers and fries at Murdock Carrousel plaza, Port Charlotte. € Subway. Moved a bit north to Long John Silvers old location on U.S. 41 South, Charlotte Harbor.Gone but not forgottenFinally, a moment of silence for restaurants that failed to survive the off-season. It always hurts to lose the talented owners, chefs, and employees who put their heart into these establishments. Among the disappointing departures: Gone by Memorial Day were The Cove Bistro , in Rotonda West ƒ six-monthold Smugglers Grille in Port Charlotte ƒ Eddie Delizos Manila Express , Bell Plaza, Port Charlotte, introduced locals to the rich variety of authentic Filipino cuisine, but left us far too soon ƒ Dubs Subs , winner of six Charlotte Sun Readers Choice Awards, was sold and closed its location between Midway and Forrest Nelson. Even after its demise it was a 2015 Readers Choice “nalist for subs and paninis ƒ Maralee McGowens hidden-gem Tortugas Seafood Restaurant in Punta Gordas Towles Plaza, closed and was replaced by Cilantros in September ... Jimmys Tacos in Punta Gorda shut its doors late this fall.RESTAURANTSFROM PAGE 53 The End Zone Sports Grille City Deli Noys Thai Bistro & Lounge CilantrosRESTAURANTS | 55

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Look What You Missed Page 55Originally published June 28 ENGLEWOOD „ EARS Animal Rescue Sanctuary had until June 28 to relocate more than 40 cats following a zoning complaint that made it stop taking in new felines. Although EARS, at 145 W. Dearborn St., has been operating as a pet store and pet adoption center since 2009, Sarasota County inspectors recently cited the nonpro“t with a zoning code violation that was generated by an anonymous complaint. The county gave EARS 30 days to correct the violation, which included “nding homes for about 45 cats. According to Sarasota County of“cials, EARS has done a good job at complying with the order. Their attorney has been in touch with the county, and we see they are working on becoming more of a pet store and less of an animal shelter,Ž county spokesman Jason Bartolone said. There was no inspection last week because they were given 30 days. As long as inspectors knew that EARS was working to get rid of the cats, they (inspectors) will continue work with the group.Ž According to a May 28 letter from Sarasota County Code Enforcement Investigator Harvey Ayres, EARS had until June 28 to remedy the situation or face a $250-per-day “ne. We have placed all but “ve cats,Ž said Marion Lutz, executive director of EARS. The kitties are all available to be adopted for a $10 adoption donation. They are spay/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.Ž Lutz said no kittens or cats will be brought back into EARS until theres clari“cation about the number of animals that can be in the shop. They have to have onethird of the cats they had when inspectors “rst went there,Ž Bartolone said. I dont know what the county has determined. I just know they cant have as many as they did when the inspectors came to EARS.Ž Lutz wants to make it clear that EARS is not closing. It is operating as a pet store, which already is stocked with organic dog and cat food, leashes, collars, pet toys and knickknacks. EARS has not determined if it will go for a rezone, which would allow for more pets to be adopted out of the facility. If so, it will cost the group about $2,000 in fees to the county. It also will take several months to go before the zoning board and the County Commission. The business-use permit lists EARS as a pet store. We are not closing,Ž longtime EARS volunteer Paula Hines said. We keep getting people coming in and asking, and we are not. We are “ne.Ž EARS already has dogs up for adoption in foster care. No dogs live on the premises „ just cats and one bird. EARS still needs pet food and donations, as well as volunteers to come in and pet the cats „ but, most of all, adoptive homes. For more information, call 941-475-0636.Email: eallen@sun-herald.comEARS complies with Sarasota County regulationsBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR On a positive note, McGowens Harbor Seafood, Meats & More will move, in November, from Towles Plaza to a new, larger space in the heart of Murdock „ Doughboys Pizza & Subs  former location. Another hidden Punta Gorda gem, Santhinos , closed over the summer as well, its family staggered by the sudden death of Chef Mark Thomas . His sister, Julie Thomas Vespia , and her husband, Brian, are carrying on the family restaurant tradition at Bema Js Bistro in North Port. And if youre still trying to chase down Carlos & Jimmys Tacos , the Fillises famous food truck was long ago sold, and their brickand-mortar in North Ports Biscayne Plaza closed its doors and sold all its equipment during the summer. Stay tuned for the latest restaurant and bar news in Sue Wades The Scene,Ž appearing weekly in the Suns Saturday edition.RESTAURANTSFROM PAGE 54 KEEPINFORMED!Log onto for breaking news.

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Look What You Missed Page 56Originally printed Sept. 26 ENGLEWOOD „ At just 17, Grace Wickerson balances a 4.0 grade-point average while managing her nonpro“t club and becoming a Youth Service America ambassador. The Pine View School student recently was selected to serve as a National Child Awareness Month youth ambassador. She went to Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-16 for leadership training and meetings with members of the states congressional delegation. When she returned home to Englewood, she planned how she would spend the $1,000 given to her through the ambassador sponsors Youth Service America and Festival of Children Foundation. Graces initiative is to combat violence locally and throughout the state. She knows she will reach more students by launching a website to help prevent bullying and uniting against violence. Grace, who is a “rst-degree international black belt in tae kwon do, founded The Kickin Program in her sophomore year. The program empowers groups to take a stand against violence in their communities. Kickin serves to eradicate violence through a solid martial arts education that teaches values such as self-discipline, respect, leadership and con“dence. The Kickin Program just recently achieved nonpro“t status,Ž Grace said, adding she would like to spread it to schools and youth-serving organizations across her community. By learning how they can use their voices to prevent bullying, youth become leaders in the movement to end violence. The $1,000 is going to be used to set up a website, buy some basic equipment to be used for trainings, and start up a scholarship program for people to pursue martial arts,Ž she said. Grace is still soliciting donations and sponsorships to support her programs of non violence advocacy through martial arts. As one of 51 youth ambassadors selected from a nationwide pool, Grace learned about issues affecting children and how the nations youth can take action. She also decided to create a local chapter of Girls Who Code last year. It is another initiative in the same vein as Kickin (femalefocused empowerment, equality, etc.) that is meant to improve female participation in computer science,Ž she said. This is the “rst chapter ever in our area, and I really hope it can expand further to more schools in our area. My local initiative is sponsored by the national organization Girls Who Code.Ž Grace said its comforting to have a large national organization with tons of resourcesŽ help her. I feel that although its a lot of work, I am able to impact a lot more girls because of my age,Ž she said. I feel that sometimes youth are the best advocates for youth. ƒ I read an article that said something like only 10 percent of people in computer science were girls. I was just so shocked that I wanted to do something to change that.Ž Grace, who hopes to pursue biomedical engineering at Duke University, learned Java on her own. She started a mini non-school-sponsored class last year. She taught a small group of girls the basics of computer science skills. This year its actually based at Pine View, which helps a lot with recruitment, she said of the now-15 members. Grace says her parents are very supportive of her endeavors. They drive her to all activities, as well as help out “nancially if needed. They are her biggest cheerleaders, Ambassador Grace fights youth violenceBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHCOMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR PHOTOS PROVIDEDEnglewood resident Grace Wickerson was one of more than 50 students nationwide to attend leadership training as a National Child Awareness Month youth ambassador. She went to Washington, D.C., for the event, sponsored by the Youth Service America and Festival of Children Foundation. Grace Wickerson, 17, started two local groups „ one to combat violence and another to promote science skills for girls. YOUTH | 57

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Look What You Missed Page 57Originally published July 26 MURDOCK „ Charlotte County settling its suit with the Coral Creek Club owners ends a long-standing dispute over the Cape HazePioneer Trail. The countys proposed budget for next year calls for the construction of restrooms and parking for the trail head at the golf club. The pedestrian/bicycle trail runs along what had been a defunct Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railroad track bed, extending from the Gasparilla Road-State Road 776 intersection to the Coral Creek Club private golf course, northeast of the junction of Gasparilla and Placida roads. The railroad bed bisected whats now the golf clubs property. As part of a developer agreement, the county agreed to reroute the pedestrian trail, and the clubs original owners agreed to pave the 1,100-foot section that would connect it with Gasparilla Road northeast of its intersection at the Boca Grande Causeway. Instead of waiting for the settlement of the suit, the county went ahead and paved the “nal section of the trail last year. The present golf club owners „ CCC D.R. LLC „ agreed to make payments to the county totaling $140,000 over the next three years, and with the “rst payment of $40,000 to be made before Dec. 1 of this year. Thats great,Ž Grove City resident Ann Mercer said of the settlement. (The Cape Haze Pioneer Trail) continues to be well-used. Every time I go past (the trail), I see bikers riding in both directions.Ž Mercer, now 96, was a leader for a Rails to Trails conference held at Lemon Bay High School in 1996, and persisted over the years to see the transformation of the defunct railroad bed into a pedestrian-bike trail. Mercer recalled how bike rallies to rally interest in the trail “rst were organized „ even before the “rst leg was constructed „ with the help of the Village of Holiday Lake on Gasparilla Road. The county dedicated the “rst completed leg of the trail in 2002, and, that same year, commissioners also dedicated the trail to Mercer and her late husband, Dr. Robert Mercer, for their commitment to its construction. In 2011, the Florida Department of Transportation invested $183,000 into a segment of the trail that included building a bridge and extending the trail over Coral Creek. The FDOT project saw the construction of nearly 2 miles of an 8-foot-wide asphalt bicycle path north and south of a 12-foot-wide footbridge spanning the east branch of Coral Creek. Bicyclists and pedestrians now can travel along sidewalks and bike paths from S.R. 776 to the Boca Grande Causeway, and to the Gasparilla Island-Boca Grande bicycle trail „ what Mercer envisioned two decades ago.Email: reilly@sunherald.comCharlotte settles Cape Haze Pioneer Trail suitBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER Grace said, adding shes so lucky to have them. She maintains a 4.0 unweighted GPA, and is also the president of the Interact Club at Pine View School. Grace currently serves on the board of ALSO Youth of Sarasota as one of two student representatives. She is also on the National Youth Advisory Board for loveisrespect, which has to do with dating and relationships.Email: eallen@sun-herald.comYOUTHFROM PAGE 56

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Look What You Missed Page 58Southwest Florida pays tribute on Memorial Day SUN PHOTO BY MADISON HEIDMary Day, left, AMVETS Post 2000 commander, and Holly Burbach, right, president of the Ladies Auxiliary at Post 2000, pose in front of the memorial at Veterans Park on Monday, near the North Port Library.SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAPam Dobson and Phil Roderick attend a Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Garden in Punta Gorda Monday.SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAWilliam and Lois Crites, of Punta Gorda, are all smiles after attending a Memorial Day ceremony Monday at Veterans Garden in Laishley Park.SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLYLemon Bay High School NJROTC cadet Bethney Couto and Marine veteran Fred Shantek honor the fallen Marines with a wreath on Memorial Day. Each of the military branches, as well as prisoners of war and missing in action, were recognized at Gulf Pines Memorial Park Monday.SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAThe American ag and Prisoner of War ag y at Kiwanis Veterans Memorial Garden at Laishley Park.

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Look What You Missed Page 59Originally printed July 12 NORTH PORT „ A group of paddlers of different abilities and a wide age range took to the Cocoplum Waterway July 11 for the citys “rst U.S. Canoe Association-sanctioned 10K race (6.2 miles), and a slightly shorter 5-mile recreational paddle event. From ages 16 to 65, the 25 participants hailed from North Port and Port Charlotte, but also from Naples, Bradenton, New Port Richey, Bonita Springs and beyond. It was 16-year-old Ernesto Rendons “rst competition. It took him just over 99 minutes to “nish the 10K distance, but that didnt matter. The North Port teen still placed “rst in his age group in the stand-up paddleboard division. Not bad for someone whos only paddleboarded once before in his life. This is my “rst-ever 10K anything. I saw it on Facebook and (after paddleboarding just the one time), a 10K seemed like the next step,Ž he said, laughing and catching his breath after coming ashore near the board launch at Dallas White Park. Im so proud of myself.Ž A small crowd of supporters stood on the waterways bank to cheer on both the racers and the recreational paddlers as they “nished the course. The overall winner of the 10K, by a wide margin with a time of 47.03, was Larry Frederick, 65, of Dunnellon, Fla. The battle for second place was neck-and-neck, however, between Bob Reed of North Port and Brint Adams of Lake Alfred, Fla. Reed edged out Adams in a photo “nish. Sisters Jeannie Shaffer of St. Petersburg and Pat Bayers of New Port Richey, Fla., were the “rst women to complete the 10K. Shaffer said they are members of the Florida Competitive Paddlers Association, and take part in other competitions, but had never been to North Port before. Its neat,Ž Shaffer said of the Cocoplum as a course. It was nice and smooth.Ž Robert Norman, 22, of Inverness, Fla., was the “rst stand-up paddleboarder to complete the race, and the “fth “nisher overall. I race all the time around Florida,Ž he said. I compete once or twice a month.Ž Port Charlotte resident Susan Debiasi, 54, was the “rst of the recreational paddlers to “nish. It was fun!Ž she said. The event was sponsored by the North Port Parks and Recreation Division, which received a portion of the proceeds, $250, which will provide scholarships next summer so children can attend the citys summer camp. According to Lloyd Reeves of Port Charlotte, the event organizer, holding the race in North Port opens the door for other sanctioned events to be held on the Cocoplum. In order to bid for canoe nationals, we had to hold a sanctioned race. Ill be submitting a bid to the USCA for an aluminum canoe and sea kayak race,Ž he said.Email: annek@sun-herald.comNo oar-dinary raceBy ANNE KLOCKENKEMPERSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY BETSY WILLIAMSWith a time of 47.03 minutes, Larry Frederick, 65, of Dunnellon, Fla., was the rst to nish the Cocoplum 10k Paddle-A-Thon race held July 11. The race, sponsored by the city of North Port Parks and Recreation Division to raise funds for 2016 summer camp scholarships, was North Ports rst U.S. Canoe Associationsanctioned race. WWW.HAPPYHOMESSERVICES.NET Specializing in Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling 100% Workmanship Guaranteed A BEAUTIFUL HOME IS A HAPPY HOME! € Carpet € Tile € Hardwood € Laminate € Vinyl (941) 766-0115 2144 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Family owned & operated since 1986! adno=700000 2006-2014

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Look What You Missed Page 60Originally printed Aug. 8 NORTH PORT „ The citys Building Department has remained busy through the normally slow, out-of-season summer months „ partly thanks to new state building codes that had contractors scrambling to make a June 29 deadline before the 2014 codes took effect June 30. On June 29, the North Port Building Department issued 42 single-family residential permits, mostly for homes at Gran Paradiso and IslandWalk in the West Villages, near State College of Florida off U.S. 41. In July, the city issued seven commercial permits and 99 residential permits for a total application valuation of $25,245,737. Building of“cials said that mostly contractors applied a day before the June 30 start date because they most likely did not want to have to redo all construction-related documents to “t the new residential building codes. According to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the 2014 residential codes that just took effect make homes safer and more energy-ef“cient. Signi“cant changes include: doors between the garage and residence are now required to be equipped with self-closing devices, an alternative method for designing screen enclosures, new “re protection for ”oors, ventilation openings are now required that open directly to outside air, and exterior wall placement is more speci“ed based on “re-resistance ratings. To view all changes to building codes that became effective June 30, 2015, visit www.” Commercial permits issued in July include the construction of a new Benderson Development of“ce building, with an estimated value of $447,024, that will include the addition of a future Chipotle to the city at 17019 Tamiami Trail, near Cocoplum Village Shops. Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold said the 6,000-square-foot, freestanding building will take on average six months to build and could employ 25 to 30 employees. According to Chipotles website, the eatery is committed to serving Mexican-style food, like burritos, tacos, rice bowls and quesadillas, without arti“cial ”avors or “llers. Construction also began in July for the new Walmart Neighborhood Market being built near Sumter and West Price boulevards. The popular grocery store is a smaller version of a Walmart that includes fresh produce, meat and dairy products, bakery and deli items, household supplies, health and beauty aids and a pharmacy. The 43,101-square-foot Neighborhood Market will have approximately 95 employees, according to Walmart spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg. There is not yet a de“nitive timeline of when the store will be completed. City building “gures for June state there were four commercial permits, 88 residential permits and 533 miscellaneous permits issued for a total valuation of $26,794,923. In July 2014, the department issued 71 permits for new homes, ranging from $164,000 to $384,000 in value, worth a total of $16.1 million. Last July also saw three commercial permits valued at $502,000 in new construction. According to “gures released by the Sarasota County Property Appraisers Of“ce in June, property values rose 9.18 percent in North Port over last year, making it the third consecutive year of growth and largest increase since 2008 in the city.Email: ashirk@sun-herald.comNorth Port issues 42 permits in one dayBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITER

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Look What You Missed Page 61Safewalk a treat on Dearborn Street Below: Sizing up the competition, the dogs get ready to show o their outts in the annual Pet Costume Contest at the Dearborn Safewalk. Left: Jace Hartzell, 20 months, shows o his Scooby-Doo costume during the 20th Annual Halloween Safewalk on Dearborn Street in Englewood, sponsored by the Olde Englewood Village Association and the Sarasota County Englewood Community Redevelopment Agency.SUN FILE PHOTOS BY TIM KERNAbove: Peter Mason and his family pass out candy in front of his Mason Financial Group business on Dearborn Street. Dozens of merchants and organizations step up to make Halloween special and safe for Englewoods trickor-treaters every year. Left: Eddie Sturgess, 5, scares up some treats on Halloween during the Safewalk. Right: Thousands of people ooded Dearborn Street for the Halloween Safewalk.

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Look What You Missed Page 62In October, a Warm Mineral Springs couple was charged with killing their 8-week-old infant after the boys body was found buried in a shallow grave in North Port. Joseph Walsh, 36, is charged with second-degree murder, and Kristen Bury, 32, was charged with aggravated manslaughter by culpable negligence after detectives found Walsh beat and suffocated the couples baby „ Chance Walsh „ and Bury failed to call 911 at their home on the 200 block of Orduna Drive, on Sept. 16. The couple was each originally charged with “rst-degree murder, but court records state the charges were reduced because the murder was not premeditated by Walsh, and Bury did not make a reasonable effortŽ to save Chance. On Oct. 4, Chances grandmother Sally Susino reported Chance missing to the Sarasota County Sheriffs Of“ce because Bury and Walsh called her from South Carolina saying they had just been in a car crash and they no longer had Chance. Susino and other friends and family members said the couple were longtime drug users. After being taken into custody by South Carolina police on child neglect charges, which were later dropped in court because the murder charges supersede them, Bury and Walsh allegedly gave con”icting stories to police about what they did with Chance. At one point, the couple said they gave Chance to a woman in Georgia at a hotel, but detectives found that to be a lie. Bury then allegedly confessed and told detectives how Walsh killed Chance by beating and suffocating him, and led police to the childs body in an undeveloped part of eastern North Port, off Veterans Boulevard, on Oct. 15. Bury said Chances body lay in his crib for eight days before the couple buried him on Sept. 24 and then ”ed to South Carolina. Bury had continued to post baby pictures and cheerful status updates about her son to Facebook. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, Bury and Walsh have had eight children „ four biological „ removed from their custody since 2003. DCF Secretary Mike Carroll said an internal quality assurance reviewŽ is being done to see if the agency could have done anything else to save Chance. Bury and Walsh also had a 2-week-old infant in 2014, Duane, who died from a signi“cant kidney infection, according to the Sarasota County Medical Examiners Of“ce. No foul play was suspected, authorities said. DCF reports state an anonymous caller reported to the Florida Abuse hotline a day after Chance was born „ July 28 „ that Bury may be using opiates.Ž The hotline counselor deemed the call hearsay because the caller allegedly had no “rsthand knowledgeŽ of the couples situation. The couple were extradited separately to the Sarasota County Jail, where they remain without bond.Couple charged with infants murderBy ALLISON SHIRKSTAFF WRITER CHANCE BURY WALSH

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Look What You Missed Page 63Kids catch plenty of fish at Kiwanis tourney Logan Peters touches a sh held by his dad Brad. Cassi Mendez, 9, an Atwater Elementary student, shows o just one of many small sh she caught at the Kiwanis tournament at McKibben Park. She won last year and again this year for the most sh caught. Colton Nazzarese, 10, a Heron Creek Middle student, was one of the four lucky winners of bicycles at the evnt. One of the bikes was donated to the Early Bird Kiwanis by students at Atwater Elementary. Austin Maybe, 5, a Lamarque Elementary student, left, reacts after catching the largest sh in the Kiwanis shing tourney. His tilapia was 46 1/2 centimeters. SUN PHOTOS BY CHEYENNE EMRICHJulian Espejo, 7, a Lamarque Elementary student, holds up the poster he was given to color for his dad Julio in June during the Early Bird Kiwanis 28th annual Kids Fishing Tournament at McKibben Park in North Port.

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Look What You Missed Page 64Originally printed April 14 PUNTA GORDA „ With the passing of Vernon Peeples Sr., the community lost more than a historian. It lost part of its history. A lot is lost that was in his head,Ž George Lane, who covered Charlotte County for the St. Petersburg Times in the late 60s and early 70s, said of the prominent historian, politician, author and radio personality. Hes forgotten more history than other people have gathered on Charlotte County.Ž But history was just one of the passions for Peeples, 85, who died Sunday. The Punta Gorda Democrat also was a member of the Florida House of Representatives, where he served from 1982 to 1996, representing parts of Charlotte, DeSoto, Lee and Hardee counties. In fact, the Peeples family has turned out state politicians since the 1800s. Vernon may have made the biggest splash. Vernon was a very good friend of mine,Ž said former Florida governor Bob Graham. Our fathers knew each other from the cattle business, and then we knew each other from state politics. Whenever he told you something, you knew you could take it to the bank. He didnt always easily make a decision, but when he did, it was solid.Ž Other leaders admired the man, too. (Peeples) was one of my favorite people I ever served with,Ž said current Lee County commissioner Frank Mann, who represented Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties in the state Senate while Peeples was in the House. He was a historical guru, and not just for Punta Gorda. There were few historians in the state that could stand toe-to-toe with him on knowledge about what went on.Ž And, despite his small stature and quiet personality, people respected what Peeples had to say. He was fairly soft-spoken, as politicians go,Ž Mann said. But when he spoke, it was with such authority because he always had his facts right.Ž Punta Gorda attorney Michael Haymans remembers about a decade ago when the state was in a dispute with local government over the history of a couple of bodies of water and what entity should have authority over them. The issue was going to go to court. Haymans was the lawyer up against the state. As soon as I put (Peeples) name on the witness list, they backed off,Ž Haymans said. We settled.Ž Keith Arnold, who was elected to the House the same year as Peeples and later served as the majority leader, said Peeples loved education and wouldnt back down from a challenge. I remember when we were struggling to push for Florida Gulf Coast University in 1988,Ž said Arnold, of Fort Myers. We envisioned building a university in this part of Florida. (Peeples) was at the ground level, planning how to authorize and plan that. He was a wonderful partner in going through that process.Ž FGCU was established in 1991. Arnold said Peeples also was the real legal authority on all transportation issues, including modernizing our highways.Ž He was a mentor and role model for me,Ž said Arnold, who was “rst elected at age 23. He was a person of strong views and strong convictions.Ž Peeples also spearheaded the funding to have Florida SouthWestern State College, formerly Edison State College, construct a campus in Charlotte County (opened in 1997). The library there is named after him. One of Vernons more important accomplishments for the area was bringing that campus to Punta Gorda,Ž said Punta Gorda lawyer Ed Wotitzky, a family friend. It gets kids here a better opportunity for advanced education ... and it helps the economy.Ž Peeples, who hosted a public radio show about Floridas history and issues from 1997 to 2010, accumulated artifacts from Charlotte County through almost his entire lifetime. His collection includes 200 antiquarian maps of Florida, including a copy of the “rst one made in 1687; a 1775 map made by eminent geographer Sir Thomas Jefferys; the “rst chart of the Punta Gorda area made in 1851; arrowheads from the harbor area, one dating to 100,000 B.C.; a photo copy of the “rst page of the “rst edition of the Punta Gorda Herald in Feb. 17, 1897; 20,000 old postcards; 15,000 meticulously typed index cards with original source information; and many irreplaceable books. Vernon Peeples Jr. said he remembers his father gathering items „ like maps and antique bottles „ and storing them in his home. His house was full of history,Ž said Vernon Jr. Peeples donated his collection to the Punta Gorda History Center, which is holding a dinner Friday at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center to remember the man. Vernon Jr. said his father was looking forward to speaking at the event and acknowledging the signi“cant role his late wife of 69 years, Edna Jane, had on his life.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comA historic loss: Lawmaker, historian Peeples diesBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER PEEPLES SR.

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Disney/Pixars latest animated “lm “nds a home on the range, though instead of the deer and the antelope, its where a caveboy and an Apatosaurus play. The Good Dinosaur (in theaters Friday) weaves the in”uence of the Western movie genre with frontier landscapes in its comingof-age twist on the boy and his dogŽ story while also emphasizing the importance of family and friendship „ even to a trio of Tyrannosaurus Rexes infused with the cowboy way. This stands a chance of really hitting home for a lot of p eople. It is family fare, and being a father, it spoke to me,Ž says Sam Elliott, who voices the T. Rex dad Butch, ano-nonsense character integral to helping 11-year-old dino Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) get home through the treacherous wilderness alongside his little human pal Spot (Jack Bright). That survival aspect is key, too, Elliott adds. One of the classic elements in the Western genre, which Ive done a lot of over the years, is mans struggle. More speci“cally its mans struggle with himself, man against man, man against the environment.Ž Th e Good Dinosaur imagines a world where an asteroid didnt hit Earth 65 million years ago and wipe out the large reptiles that roamed the planet. Fast-forward millions of years, and Arlo is part of an Apatosaur clan of farmers getting ready for a harsh winter. Agreat storm strikes, taking the life of Arlos father (Jerey Wright), and later the youngster MOVIES Young Arlo comes face toface with outlaw pterodactyls, cowboy T. rexes and raptor rustlers as he tries to “nd his way home through the Western wilderness.GOOD DINOSAURGOES WILD, WILD WEST And true to the genre, it speaks to the great frontier, struggle and friendship Brian Truitt@briantruitt USA TODAY PHOTOS BY DISNEY/PIXAR TUESDAY Plan your week in entertainment with these highlights and pop-culture milestones.WATCH:National Geographic Channels Saints and Strangers follows the voyage of the May”ower and the Pilgrims. Catch the “nale at 8 ET/PT.WATCH:Dancing With the Stars is still going strong 21 seasons later with its pairing of celebs and professionals. Catch every step and sashay of the “nale at 9 ET/PTon ABC.WATCH:Prep for Turkey Day the right way: with the Macys Thanksgiving Parade. Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie host the extravaganza. The parade will feature Jordin Sparks, Trey Songz, Pat Benatar and more.SEE:Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) is back as transgender artist Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl. Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) plays Lilis wife and fellow artist in this possible Oscar contender. MONDAY WEDNESDAY FRIDAY THURSDAYSEE:Its not a new Harry Potter movie, but it does have Daniel Radcliffe as Igor! Victor Frankenstein follows a mad scientist (James McAvoy) whose experiments threaten to become monstrous in a tale told through Igors eyes. Compiled by Alexandra Korba LAURA CAVANAUGH, FILMMAGIC CALENDAR U S A S NAP S H O T S © S a y in g g ra ce A m e ri ca n s w ill a tt e n d a T hanks g ivin g meal t ha t i n cludes p ra y er.3 in 4 S o ur ce Y a hoo F oo d surv e y o f 1 , 013 U. S . adu lt s T E RR Y BY RN E AN D PA U L TRAP , US A T OD A Y Game on for J.Laws style tour, 3 U MARK DAVIS, GETTY IMAGES Traveling on Turkey Day: Dont just wing it, 4 UWILLIAM THOMAS CAIN,GETTY IMAGESToy Story , Pixars homage to childhood playthings, turns 20 years old today. Released on Nov. 22, 1995, the movie told from the perspective of toys marked the “rst fulllength, computer-animated feature “lm from Pixar. It supersized the concept of its 1998 Oscar-winning short Tin Toy , inspired by director John Lasseters collection of vintage toys. While still working in Walt Disneys animation studio, he had pitched the idea of a full-length computer-animated “lm and then lost his job. Bu t Tin Toy inspired then-Disney “lm boss Jerey Katzenberg to try to lure him back, at quadruple his old salary. Lasseter famously turned Katzenberg down, explainin g , I can g o to Disney and be a director or I can stay here and make history.Ž The Disney executive settled for the next best thing: amovie deal with Pixar, the “rst of which would be Toy Story. Tinny, the main character from the short, was pushed to the background in favor of space explorer Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen). Woody (Tom Hanks), originally conceived as a ventriloquists dummy, was changed to a cowboy.In December 199 3 , Pixar showed studio heads a rough cut. But neither side liked that version, especially its lead character, Woody, who tyrannized the other toys. They gave us two weeks,Ž Lasseter recalled to Britains Guardian in 2009. At that point we just said: Lets ignore what theyve been tellin g us and make the movie we want to make.Ž Toy Story made $ 3 9 million its “rst “ve days and eventually grossed $ 3 50 million worldwide. It was nominated for three Os cars and became the “rst animated movie nominated for original screenplay. In 2011, Toy Story 3 would win Oscars for best animated feature and original song. Lasseter later t old the American Film Institute the power of Toy Story struck him in an airport “ve days after the movie came out. He was changing planes in Dallas when he saw a 4-year-old boy clutching a Woody doll. It dawned on me that at that moment, looking at this little boys face, that Woody didnt belong to me anymore. He belonged to him.ŽENTERTAINMENT FLASHBACK A t 20, Toy S tory still feels like a kid WALT DISNEY PICTURESPixars animation wizardry hit its stride with Woody and Buzz Lightyear. Jayme DeerwesterUSA TODAY v STORY CONTINUES ON 2U U SA TODA Y LIFE NOVEMBER22, 2015

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CELEBRITY SUPERLATIVESDemi wowed, Ariel is proudMOST ACCURATE CAREER PREDICTION: RONDA ROUSEYIn a KO felt around the UFC world, the MMA star has been dethroned. The craziest part: She totally called how it would happen. In an interview with Jimmy Fallon last month on The Tonight Show, Rousey said of her future adversary Holly Holm, Shes the type of athlete thats gonna keep distance ... and get me frustrated, to the point that Ill make a mistake and shell try to kick me in the head.Ž Maybe after she recovers, Rousey could have a future in fortune-telling. BEST BODY-SHAMER SHUTDOWN: ARIEL WINTERNo photo is safe from Instagram trolls, a lesson the Modern Family star has learned the hard way. After posting a totally precious photo to Instagram of herself with her two nieces on a boat, the negative body comments rolled in. Winter, who had breast reduction surgery this year, is no stranger to the shamers. She hit back with an Instagram photo of afemales thigh, marked at levels to show how short her skirt would have to be before earning the title of prudishŽ or asking for it.Ž She paired the photo with agirl-power call to action: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL. Celebrate you and dont let anyones comments allow you to think less of yourself.ŽGREATEST BRIT BFFS: PRINCE HARRY AND 1DAll of our favorite gents, together at last! As if anyone doubted their status as royalty, members of the music group One Direction hung out with none other than Harry himself at the Royal Variety Performance, a yearly gala in London. Were hoping this means acollab of royal proportions to come soon from the new British besties. CUTEST BIEBER FANGIRL MOMENT: DIANE KEATONThe Oscar winner is proof that if you truly Belieb, dreams really can come true. The actress sipped her personal brand of wine ( The Keaton) over ice as she chatted with Ellen about the Biebs on The Ellen DeGeneres Show . The two women ogled some of the singers famous shirtless pics, and Keaton made no attempt to hide her crush with a breathless That is gorgeousŽ and disbelieving Thats not possible, right?Ž Keatons best reaction came when the Biebs himself ran out onstage to surprise the actress, who fangirled like a true tween Belieber. But age is obviously just a number to Keaton: After Bieber ran ostage to get ready for his concert, she asked Ellen, Do you think hell ask me out later?Ž LOVATO BY KEVIN WINTER, GETTY IMAGES, FOR CBS RADIO; WINTER BY CHRIS DELMAS, AFP/GETTY IMAGES; KEATON BY VALERIE MACON, AFP/GETTY IMAGES; ROUSEY BY MATT ROBERTS, USA TODAY SPORTS; PRINCE HARRY BY PAUL HACKETT, AFP/GETTY IMAGES MOST KILLER HELLO COVER: DEMI LOVATOWell, Hello there, Demi! Trying to cover Adeles unreal vocals is a daunting goal for any performer, but Lovato nailed it. In a truly Con“dent move, the singer belted every note at a performance for the KISS FM Fall Ball in Seattle. Were pretty sure Adele would be proud.USA TODAYs Alexandra Korba digs through the latest celebrity news for highlights ... and lowlights. Think high school yearbook superlatives „ if Demi Lovato and Prince Harry were classmates.PRESIDENTAND PUBLISHERJohn ZidichEDITOR IN CHIEFDavid CallawayCHIEF REVENUE OFFICERKevin Gentzel 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, Va. 22108, 703-854-3400 Published by Gannett USA TODAYLIFE is published weekly. Advertising: All advertising published in USA TODAYis subject to the current rate card; copies available from the advertising department. USA TODAYmay in its sole discretion edit, classify, reject or cancel at any time any advertising submitted. National, Regional: 703-854-3400 Reprint permission, copies of articles, glossy reprints: or call 212-221-9595 USA TODAYis a member of The Associated Press and subscribes to other news services. USA TODAY, its logo and associated graphics are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. USA TODAYis committed to accuracy. To reach us, contact Standards Editor Brent Jones at 800-8727073 or e-mail Please indicate whether youre responding to content online or in the newspaper. Corrections & Clarifications gets separated from his family, needing the help of the ferociously loyal Spot to “nd his way back while coming face to face with his own fears. The idea of a movie where the wildest frontier imaginable was one before civilization jazzed a whole bunch of us,Ž says Good Dinosaur director Peter Sohn, a former story artist on Pixar hits F inding Nemo , The Incredibles , R atatouille and WALL-E . You could have had them going anywhere,Ž producer Denise Ream adds about the dinosaur characters. They cou ld have been driving cars in cities. But I loved that we kept it in nature. In some ways that was unexpected.Ž Just getting the movie made was a pleasant surprise. An earlier version with director Bob Peterson and a largely dierent voice cast on board was scrapped because of story problems two years ago, which was pretty painful,Ž Ream acknowledges. When The Good Dinosaur was restarted with Sohn in the directors chair (he had been the co-director before the shutdown), Ream wanted the “lmmaker to use a research trip to t he Northwest to clear his mind and just have a chance to reset,Ž she says. But the visit to Wyoming, Idaho and Oregon ended up having a huge in”uence on the setting „ since, from a paleontological perspective, dinosaur bones have been found in those areas „ and certain cinematic elements. Early takes were too Western, with saloons and sheris where we went almost to a parody,Ž Sohn says. It just felt like we were making fun of a genre.Ž Instead he leaned into the vibe of frontier movies he grew up watching, such as 1972s Jere miah Johnson . Robert Redfords mountain man surviving on his own was an inspiration for what would happen to Arlo, contrasting the small things that could really hurt you like getting your foot stuck under a rock vs. the big onesŽ like a giant swarm of bees, Sohn says. The 1957 Disney “lm Old Yeller spoke to him as well, plus real Northwest families Sohn talked w ith who re”ected a universal theme: Every member had to help out for the group to succeed and make a living. Sohn connected to that, since his own New York City c hildhood was spent watching and helping his Korean immigrant parents run their grocery store. Theres nothing really Western about that other than we were a family trying to survive in the city,Ž he says. We all worked together trying to make this thing go.Ž The rough-and-tumble world of The Good Dinosaur came to life through animating a lot of what the “lmmakers saw in places such as the Montana grasslands and Wyomings Snake River and Teton mountain ran ges. Yet the Western motif found its way into its critters, too, big and small. Ra ptor rustlersŽ are feathered, ferocious animals with twangy accents and a tendency to go after longhorn cattle, and Good Dinosaur s resident outlaws are a gang of bullying pterodactyls led by Thunderclap (voiced by Steve Zahn) who pick on Arlo and tell him being scared is for losers.He doesnt want to be the person whos a scaredy-cat,Ž Sohn says. It solidi“ed Arlos journey: Once he beats them, he could understand he could get through his fears.ŽThe most surprising good guys of The Good Dinosaur are the trio of T. Rexes, Butch and his kids Nash (A.J. Buckley) and Ramsey (Anna Paquin). While theyre the fearsome antagonists of the Jurassic Park franchise and most “lms of its ilk, in this movie were just this cool little family that barbecues at night and reins in the cattle in the morning,Ž Buckley says. They gallop like horses „ because, Sohn says, they would need to move at a certain rate to move these cattleŽ „ yet they evolved from being clichéd cowhands to a more truthfu l, more authentic kind of ranch familyŽ after the “lmm aker met the McKay rancher clan during his trip to Oregon,he says. They would really change a lot of my feelings toward everything.Ž The T. Rexes are part of one of the most signi“cant scenes in the movie, at least for Arlo: Around a camp“re, Butch tells him and Spot about how he got the huge scar on the side of his mouth from battling some killer crocodiles. If you aint afraid of a croc biting you in the face,Ž Butch regales, you aint alive.Ž Im a dad and I ve been through that,Ž Elliott says. Hes hard-nos ed and old-school in some way ƒ and the fact that hes astoryteller, that speaks to me.Ž To Arlo, these guys are the toughest characters he has ever met, but it means a lot when they tell him being scared is natural, Sohn says: That became something emotional.Ž Keep the West aliveŽ has become a catchphrase of sorts nowadays, Elliott says. He grew up at atime when kids had fantasies of playing cowboys and Indians, and even though its a much more modern frontier today, Elliott sees The Good Dinosaur is a chance to pass a love for that material onto a younger generation. It speaks to a lot of people,Ž he says. Its kind of where we all came from.Ž PIXARSpot and Arlo have a job to do with the longhorns on the loose in The Good Dinosaur .Dino story is a human onev CONTINUED FROM 1U DISNEY/PIXARConcept art of the Apatosaur family and their frontier abode. Among the vast array of creatures that inhabit the frontier world of The Good Dinosaur , it was the little boy with the canine tendencies who st ole the heart of director Peter Sohn. Howling and cute, the wordless little scamp named Spot „ with grunts and sounds courtesy of Jack Bright „ hijacks scenes funny and serious alike in the Disney/Pixar animated “lm, out Friday. The caveboy protects his A patosaurus pal Arlo from an armed cobra, has no problem going on berry runs and is wowed b y the tric k Arlo can do with a long tail and hidden “re”ies. The “lm is a turn on the archetypal boy and his dogŽ tale, though the boy here is a longnecked dinosaur with a huge hole in his life and th e dog is the kid who starts to “ll it. At the start, Arlo doesnt understand this animal, and the animal is just being what it is: loving and a survivor and tenacious,Ž says Good Dinosaur director Peter Sohn. Boiling it down to what Spot needed to be for Arlo reall y started to help the beginning of what Spot could become.Ž Not only is the design that animators came up for Spot app ealing, says producer Denise Ream, but he is guileless but protective and has a sel”ess connection to Arlo. Who doesnt like a character like that?ŽThe movie wanted to play with the aspects of Spot that actually are akin to somebodys family dog, Sohn says. Spot might not have a tail, but his tongue sticks out quite often, especiall y when happ y , and he walks around on all fours.But as the “lmmakers continued to dig into his character, the more they found Spots humanity coming to the forefront. Sohn and the animators worked hard to make sure every decision Spot made from the beginning was that of an animal, until one important sequence where Arlo uses sticks and sand to symbolize his family and the loss of his dad. He gets annoyed when his explanation doesnt seem to be getting through, but Spot responds in kind, a communication breakthrough followed by a tear-jerking, much-needed snuggle from the little boy. It was inspired by a real-life moment from Sohns own life: His wife was in the throes of labor pain when pregnant with h is “rst daughter, and their little French bulldog went over and lay next to her belly. It seemed so empathetic, like, Does this animal understand?Ž Sohn says. So when working on Good Dinosaur , we started talking about, boy, wouldnt it be great if we could capture that quality of animal s where they can surprise you with emotion or they can feel like th eyve connected to y ou.Ž Caveboy Spot captures the spotlight Brian Truitt@briantruitt USA TODAY PIXARSpot doesnt have much to say, but his sel”essness says it all. 2USA TODAY LIFE SUNDAY,NOVEMBER22,2015 PUZZLEANSWERS

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LATER ON NOV. 10 HULLO, GODDESS Lawrence rolled up to Mockingjay „ Part 2 s Madrid premiere bronzed and smoldering in a Ralph Lauren Collection black lace tiered gown.NOV. 16 MUTED ELEGANCEThe Hunger Games star looked graceful in pure white Dior at the “lms Los Angeles premiere, which canceled red-carpet interviews out of respect for the very recent events in Paris,Ž according to movie studio Lionsgate. NOV. 9 WE CALL THIS JENS GOTH BRIDE OK, its really Dior Haute Couture. Lawrence donned the ”owing, snow-white look in Paris Nov 9. NOV. 5 NOW THATS A POWER POSELawrence rocked con“dence „ and chain-mail detailing on her Dior gown „ at the “lms premiere in Londons Leicester Square. No one ever asks me out,Ž she says. I am lonely every Saturday night. Guys are so mean to me. I know where its coming from, I know theyre trying to establish dominance, but it hurts my feelings. Im just a girl who wants you to be nice to me. I am straight as an arrow. I feel like I need to meet a guy, with all due respect, who has been living in Baghdad for “ve years who has no idea who I am.Ž OCT. 31 JUST A HINT OF SKINWhen it came time to join Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson in a ocial handand footprint ceremony on Hollywoods TLC Chinese Theatre, the newly platinum-haired Lawrence chose a breezy skirt and a slightly cropped white tank.FASHIONIf Katniss walked the red carpetIt has been almost four years since Jennifer Lawrence first stepped in Katniss Everdeens boots. And with the arrival of The Hunger Games final chapter, shes giving her franchise quite a sartorial salute. (It doesnt hurt that shes also the face of Dior.) USA TODAYs Andrea Mandell rounds up the best of JLaws globe-trotting Mockingjay „ Part 2 fashion. NOV. 4 TALK ABOUT REGALLawrence reigned over the start of a global press tour in Berlin cloaked in purple silk Dior Haute Couture. Your entire world changes,Ž Lawrence told reporters in Los Angeles of how The Hunger Games has aected her life. Now its very easy for me because Im isolated. I have a new normal now. Ifeel very stableand normal and happy, but it took a few years to get used to being looked at dierently. Its kind of an alienating feeling.Ž NOV. 10 SOME LIKE IT REDAt a photocall in Madrid, she rocked a smokin tailored crimson Mugler number. Did you know, according to Vogue , Lawrence will next star in Steven Spielbergs new “lm based on war photographer Lynsey Addarios book, Its What I Do: APhotographers Life of Love and War ? OCT. 31BY KEVIN WITNER, GETTY IMAGES; NOV. 4 BY JOHN MACDOUGALL, AFP/GETTY IMAGES; NOV. 5 BY KARWAI TANG, WIREIMAGE; NOV. 9 PASCAL LE SEGRETAIN, WIREIMAGE; NOV 10 BY FOTONOTICIAS, FILMMAGIC; NOV. 16 BY MARK DAVIS, GETTY IMAGES This week, millions of us will endure crowded airports and trac jams just to sit down to dinner with people we probably can see every day on Facebook. We are not doing it for the cranberry sauce. We are doing it for the face time „ which, wonders of technology aside, is not the same as FaceTime, texting, emailing, tweeting or any other form of electronic communion. Face-to-face conversation is what sustains us. It gives us a sense of connection,Ž says Sherry Turkle, a psychologist who leads an initiative on the social and psychologica l in”uence of technological change at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Eye contact, seeing a face, hearing a voice. Those things together give us a feeling of being cared for and caring for another person.Ž In Turkles new book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age , she says increasing numbers of Americans „including young digital natives „are starting to worry about what can be lost when we trade sustained face-to-face talk for snippets of multi-tasked elec tronic chat. And research suggests theres reason to worry. One recent study asked more than 11,000 adults ages 50 and older how often they had face-to-face visits, phone conversations or email or other written contact with family and friends. After two years of followup, researchers found that people with the most in-person contact were the least likely to be depressed „ but that frequent phone calls and emails had no such eect (assuming a cause-and-effect relationship, whi ch the study cannot prove). Having face-to-face time with your family and friends acted as akind of preventative medicine for avoiding depression,Ž says the studys lead author, Alan Teo, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Time with friends seemed to matter the most for people under age 70, he says; time with family members mattered most for older participants. There is something powerful about a good, old-fashioned faceto-face visit,Ž Teo says. Tu rkle a g rees: When you are face to face with someone, you see second to second how that person is responding to you. You learn about them, you learn about yourself. The relationship changes, for better and worse. Thats what a real relationship is.Ž But Turkle and other observers worry that even such face-to-face moments are increasingly threatened by the very devices that keep us constant ly in touch with abroader world. Studies suggest that just the visible presence of a mobile phone „ bursting with the potential for new emails, posts and texts „ can leave people feeling less c onnected to inperson conversational partners. Thats even before anyone checks or starts typing on a phone. Its wonderful to be connected to the wider world, but we are paying a price for that,Ž says Shalini Misra, an environmental psychologist and assistant professor at Virginia Tech based in Alexandria, Va. She has led research on phones and conversations in coffee shops, and she found in one unpublished study t hat even the presence of Wi-Fi is linked to poorer-quality conversations. Like Misra, Turkle believes our devices, for all their intrusiveness, are wonderful „ when used in ways that bring us closer. If your grandchildren live in Minnesota and you are in New Jersey, FaceTiming with them is a blessing,Ž she says. But when you are a grandparent in the same room as a grandchild and you both are busy posting pictures of the turkey, something is lost. So she has a suggestion: If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner, put out a basket and ask guests to drop their phones into it. In a sweet way, you just say t o your children and family: This Thanksgiving is going to be device-free because its important that our family talk to each other. This isnt to punish anybody. We are all in this to g ether.ŽHEALTHHeres a Thanksgiving treat: A device-free dinnerHow families can make the table ano-phone zone THINKSTOCKIts that time of year „ when families and friends gather for holiday celebrations. TOGETHER TIMEHere are some of Turkles other tips for bringing conversation back, not just at Thanksgiving, but every day:CREATE SACRED SPACES FOR CONVERSATION. A holiday dinner is a good place to start, but you will get more conversational mileage out of everyday family meals, car rides and walks.USE THE 7-MINUTE RULE. Give aconversation at least that long to unfold „ boring bits, silences and all.MAKE A POINT OF TALKING TO PEOPLE WITH WHOM YOU DISAGREE.That does not happen much online, where we sort ourselves into groups and often fear censure for saying things our friends and followers might not like.CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOL FOR THE JOB. Emails and texts are extremely useful and sometimes best, but theres no substitute for face to face when it comes to some conversations „ including many of the hardest ones. PETER URBAN Kim PainterSpecial for USA TODAY U S A T O DAY LIFE SUNDAY,NOVEMBER22,20153

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4U S A T O DAY LIFE SUNDAY,NOVEMBER22,2015 American Airlines announced Tuesday that it will start doling out frequent-”ier miles based on the fare customers pay and not the distance they ”y. Americans move closely mimics changes already made by Delta and United. Starting in the second half of 2016,Ž according to AA, non-elite A merican customers will earn 5miles for every dollar spent on the base fare and carrier-imposed fees.Ž Elit e customers will earn more, with Gold members earning 7 miles per dollar, Platinum, 8; Executive Platinum, 11. American detail ed several other changes, including new frequent-”ier award levels. Unlike redeemable miles that can be cashed in for free ”ights, miles that count toward earning elite status on American will still be tied to distance. But the carrier is making it easier for customers b uying expensive fares to rack up those miles even faster. The change in how American awards frequent-”ier miles cements a fundamental shift in the nature of loyalty programs at U.S. airlines. Launched in the 1980s „ “rst by American and quickly matched by most others „ airline frequent-”ier programs have since become commonplace. For decades, the programs run by the traditional legacy carriers handed out miles based on the distance their customers ”ew. But that began to change last winter, when Delta announced it would tie mileage-earning to fares. United soon followed. Low-cost carriers „ including Southwest, JetBlue and Virgin A merica „ already employ a revenue-based system of earning frequent-”ier points. Once AAs changes take e ect in 2016, Alaska Airlines, Spirit and Frontier will be the last big U.S. carriers tying redeemable frequent-”ier miles to distance ”own. Ben Mutzabaugh Big change for frequent ”iersROBYN BECK, AFP/GETTY IMAGESAmericans passengers will soon earn miles based on spending. The winners of the 10Best Readers Choice Awards for Best Caribbean Destination for Adventure are in. Nominees in the contest, sponsored by USA TODAY and, were chosen by a panel of experts and voted on by the public. Caribbeans thrilling side DISPATCHESDOMINICAN REPUBLIC MINISTRY OF TOURISMPuerto Plata, Dominican Republic, has waters ripe for adventure.1. Dominican Republic 2. Haiti 3. Dominica 4. Bonaire 5. Puerto Rico, main island 6. Ambergris Caye, Belize 7. Vieques, Puerto Rico 8. Tobago 9. Saba 10. BarbadosCHIME INAnew Readers Choice contest category launched this week. Vote for Best New Hotel at 1THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING IS THE BUSIEST AIR TRAVEL DAY OF THE YEAR.This needs to be quali“ed. Typically, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the holiday weekend as people make their way to their holiday destinations,Ž says Julie Hall, public rela tions manager of the AAA National Oce. Fair enough. But its not the busiest air travel day of the year, says David Smallen, director of Public Aairs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Far from it. So what is? Its a dierent summer day each year, based on the number of domestic ”ights,Ž Smallen says. B ased on DOT stats, the busiest day in 2014 was Aug. 8. Looking back as far as 2006, the busiest day of air travel was invariably a day in either July or August. So while the Wednesday before Thanksgiving may feel like the busiest day, dont believe the pundits who roll out that claim every year. Of course, then theres the return home. The busiest day for return travel on the holiday weekend usually is the Sunday after Thanksgiving,says Hall, con“rming what every ”ier and driver already knows. But not everyone is traveling at the same time. Hall says that in 2012, 45% departed on Wednesday,Ž while in 2013, that number had fallen to 36%. It turns out that its Thursday morning, Thanksgiving Day, that has grown busier over the years as more travelers opt to avoid the dreaded Wednesday getaway.2THERE ARE MORE AIR DELAYS AT THANKSGIVING THAN AT ANY OTHER TIME OF YEAR.It may seem that way, especially if youre the one whos stuck in an airport, but its not the case, says Christine Sarkis, senior editor at Lets look at the numbers,Ž she says. From January to August of this year, about 22% of ”i g hts were delayed. Compare that to a 19% three-year average for Thanksgiving ”ight delays. Thats good news to anyone traveling over the Thanksgiving period, and bad news for anyone hoping for fewer delays the rest of the year.Ž Indeed, despite crowded airports and crowded ”ights, Halls AAA says, its summer thunderstorms and winter snowstorms (that) cause more delays than what airlines experience around the Thanksgiving holiday.Ž 3YOULL NEVER FIND A LAST-MINUTE AIRFARE DEAL DURING THE THANKSGIVING PERIOD.Not true, the experts say. You can usually “nd a lastminute airfare deal. It just might not be to where you want to go,Ž Sarkis of Smarter Travel says. So if youre up for a trip that doesnt involve a festive family dinner, you can often “nd lastminute deals to popular tourist destinations that simply arent as busy during the more typically home-for-the-holidays Thanksgiving period. This can also be agood time to “nd good lastminute deals to international destinations.Ž Brian Kelly, also known as The Points Guy, agrees, adding that sometimes there are great paid fare deals to be had over Thanksgiving for trans-Atlantic travel. Theres nothing like a Thanksgiving turkey in Turkey!Ž4YOU CANT USE FREQUENT-FLIER MILES TO GET AROUND THE HIGH AIRFARES BECAUSE OF BLACKOUT DATES.Its true that you cant use frequent-”ier miles on sold-out ”ights,Ž says Kelly. Flights durin g Thanks g ivin g are often sold out, especially as the holiday approaches. But th at doesnt mean that theres no value in frequent”ier miles to be had.Ž Kelly notes that most airlines no longer have blackout dates but opt instead to charge more points or miles. This is especially true of airlines that oer “xed-value redemptions, like Southwest or JetBlue,Ž Kelly says, noting that this also is true on American Airlines, where award tickets on Sunday Nov. 29 skyrocket in price.Ž Kellys sage advice for frequent ”iers is to be ”e xible. If you can ”y out a day before or after the rest of the crowds, youll save miles. If your award search looks bad in economy, check out business or “rst-class tickets.Ž5THE WEDNESDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING IS THE BUSIEST CAR TRAVEL DAY OF THE YEAR.Its easy to believe this is true when a car journey seems to take two or three times longer than normal. But its not the worst day. The day before Thanksgiving is usually in the top 10 busiest travel days of the year,Ž Sarkis says. So while the peak of the summer family travel season may be busier on many routes, that still means there will be a lot of people on the road.Ž Before heading out, plan your departure time with care, Sarkis says. That can make the biggest dierence on your holiday drive. If you are traveling on the d ay before Thanksgiving, try to get an early start. According to historical trac data from Google Maps, pre-Thanksgiving trac peaks between 3 and 5 p.m. on the Wednesday.Ž ALEX WONG,GETTY IMAGESWhats the busiest air travel day of the year? Its not even close to Thanksgiving „ its some day during the summer months. 5myths about Turkey Day travelOver the river and through the woodsŽ may be poetry to some ears, but it fails to account for the gridlock and delays that are typical of Thanksgiving travel. The good news is that Turkey Day may not be as bad as you think. So whether youre going to Grandmothers house or simply getting out of town, here are five travel myths about our most American of holidays. Much of this advice also applies to the Christmas travel period, so take note if you havent yet made plans. SCOTT OLSON, GETTY IMAGESYes, the roads are packed on the day before Thanksgiving. But, again, the peak of the summer family vacation season can be worse in many parts of the USA.

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U S A T O DAY LIFE SUNDAY,NOVEMBER22,20155 JOHN PENNEKAMP CORAL REEF STATE PARK KEY LARGO, FLA.The countrys “rst underwater park features abundant sea life, glass-bottom-boat tours and a famed underwater statue of Christ. Typically visitors dive for about an hour, come up to swap cylinders and then return for a second experience. Its great for beginning divers because theres lots of living coral and its relatively shallow,Ž Shreeves says. 305-451-6300; p ennekamppark.comCASINO POINT CATALINA ISLAND, CALIF.Its hard to beat the ease of this dive, reached from the island o the coast of Los Angeles. You literally walk down a set of stairs, step in and swim out to one of the most beautiful Southern California dive spots you can “nd,Ž Shreeves says. The “sh are used to divers and often will swim right up to them. 310-510-1520; catalinachamber.comBONNE TERRE MINE MO.This former mine now holds a huge underground lake oering year-round diving. They put in docks and all kinds of lights. The cold, fresh water preserves everything,Ž Shreeves says. You get a glimpse into early Missouri mining history. There are trucks, mining tools, even some furniture.Ž 888-843-3483; 2dive.comKLEIN BONAIRE BONAIREThis small island on the west side of the Caribbean nation offers protected waters and ideal dive conditions. Its relatively untouched coral, and it makes for really pristine diving,Ž Shreeves says. Its a central area that tends to stay very calm.Ž Researchers are learning to seed and propagate coral there, and divers can visit a nursery site. tourismbonaire.comMOLOKINI CRATER MAUIThis partially submerged volcano oers divers a sheltered spot for exploring in the op en ocean. Its very calm and well-protected, and all sorts of “sh live in there,Ž Shreeves says. During the spring, humpback whales migrate through the area, and you often can hear their calls underwater. 800-464-2924; gohawaii.comCRYSTAL RIVER FLA.Wintering manatees attract divers to this west Florida site about two hours from Tampa. Theyll swim up to you and they want their tummies scratched, and theyre not afraid of divers,Ž Shreeves says. While technically a river, it looks more like a lake, with easy conditions for beginners and even snorkelers. The waters so shallow its very popular for divers to get out of their boat and put on gear in waist-deep water.Ž 800-587-6667; visitcitrus.comCHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK CALIF.This “ve-island na tional park offers an all-day diving adventure, with boat access from Santa Barbara or Ventura, Calif. The cool Paci“c water encourages the growth of kelp forests and attracts seals. Each island has its own personality. The boat operator will always try to “nd a spot where theres minimal waves and as little curre nt as possible,Ž Shreeves says. 805-658-5730; REEF GRAND CAYMANThis western Caribbean island offers some of the most accessible shore diving in the world. Visitors can walk from their hotel to pick up their equipment and then step right into the water. The logistics are so easy,Ž Shreeves says. Swimmers quickly reach a submerged wall, a sheer drop into deep water, which oers the chance to “nd sea life and underwater s culptures. 212-889-9009; caymanislands.kyKONA HAWAIIThe craggy volcanic reefs o the Big Island of Hawaii oer a great place to “nd sea life, including rays, octopus and dolphins that often splash by dive boats. Because Hawaii is relatively isolated, there are ma ny species and subspecies of “sh swimming there that are found nowhere else,Ž Shreeves says. Its absolutely gorgeous.Ž 800-464-2924; gohawaii.comDUTCH SPRINGS BETHLEHEM, PA.This former quarry oers clear conditions and the chance to see asubmerged bus, plane and other wrecks. You dont have to drive all the wa y to the ocean. Its good reliable diving. Theyve got everything you need,Ž Shreeves says. Its open April through November and on New Years Eve day. 610759-2270; dutchsprings.comYou dont need to be a veteran scuba diver to experience underwater wonders. There are really good beginning sites almost everywhere,Ž says Karl Shreeves ,a 45-year diver and executive with PADI (, the leading scuba training organization. While beginning divers must take a course and dive with a certified instructor, the learning curves not steep, he says: Its an activity thats not difficult for most people.Ž With winter weather approaching, he shares some favorite sites appealing to novice and experienced divers alike with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY. MORE 10BEST TRAVEL.USATODAY.COMSee lists for travel ideas online. 10BESTFledgling divers take the plungeOLGA TORREYAt Dutch Springs, a former quarry in Bethlehem, Pa., divers can visit a very dierent kind of bus stop.BOB CARE,FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAUJohn Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo, Fla., is the countrys “rst underwater park. You may know that Disney World and Disneyland deck their parks for Christmas and the holidays. But did you know theres fala-la-la-la-ing going on at plenty of other theme parks as well? Whether you and your family and friends have been naughty or nice, you could celebrate the season with some roller-coaster thrills „ even if the wind chill factor aboard the rides may occasionally drop below freezing. Here are some American theme parks that roll o ut the red and green carpet for the holidays:KNOTTS BERRY FARMKnotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif., will transform into Knotts Merry Farm from Nov. 21 to Jan. 3. Noted beagle Snoopy will preside over a tree-lighting ceremony as well as his own ice skating show. The rest of the Peanuts gang will present a Christmas show. Regardless of the forecast, there will be snow (the theme park version).LEGOLANDTis the season at the two Legoland parks, as well. Legoland California will present Holiday Snow Days and Winter Nights from Nov. 21 to Jan.3 and invite visitors to build snowmen using its plastic blocks. There also will be “reworks, shows and a life-size Lego Santa on hand. In Florida, Legoland will stage Christmas Bricktacular and Kids New Years Eve on select days in December. Itll take more than 250,000 Lego bricks to assemble the parks 30-foot-tall Christmas tree. And with a countdown time of 7 p.m., just about everyone will be able to celebrate New Years Eve on Leoglands schedule.SEAWORLDStarting Nov. 21, all of the SeaWorld parks will get into the spirit of the season. SeaWorld Orlando will present a Sea of Trees with more than 100 decorated trees and performances of Elmos Christmas Wish . SeaWorld San Antonios Christmas celebration will feature a Christmas tree made of cowboy boots (this is Texas, after all), and a number of holiday shows, one of which will star the parks sea lions. At SeaWorld San Diegos Wintery Wonderland, the parks iconic 320-foot Skytower will be adorned in holiday “nery. SIX FLAGSSanta will be visiting select Six Flags locations for Holiday in the Park. Dates and events vary by park but all will include loads of decorations and lights, festive shows, hot chocolate and other seasonal treats, along with rides aboard si g nature coasters. Six Flags Over Georgia will remake its Monster Mansion dark ride into Mistletoe Mansion, and visitors will be able to take the North Pole Express train to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey will create a n entire village for Santa and have carolers strolling its midways. Shows at Six Flags Fiesta Texas will include Majesty of Christmas , and kids will be able to give the Big Guy their gift wish lists after walking through Santas Castle. Six Flags Over Texas will oer sledding down Frosty Snow Hill. Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes pals will star in a holiday performance at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Northern California.UNIVERSAL STUDIOSThe Grinch will be the focal point at Universal parks on both coasts. Universal Studios Hollywood will celebrate Grinchmas on the backlot set where the live-action Grinch “lm was shot. In Florida, Islands of Adventure will present The Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular show, and the Macys Holiday Parade will march through sister park, Universal Studios Florida. Both events will run Dec. 5 to Jan. 2.BUSCH GARDENSStarting Nov. 27, Busch Gardens will make over both of its parks into Christmas Town. At the Tampa location, shows will include We Three Kings and Christmas on Ice . There also will be caroling aboard the Christmas Town Express train. At Busch Gardens Williamsburg, visitors will be able to ma rvel at the lights and displays along the Polar Pathway.HERSHEYPARKThe holiday festivities at Hersheypark in Pennsylvania will begin on Nov. 13 and feature the show A Music Box Christmas . Visitors also will be able to ride select coasters, including the parks newest, the indoor La Trakk. Guests ca n ooh and aah to the Christmas displays from the warmt hof their cars by driving along the Hershey Sweet Lights trail.DOLLYWOODThe Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival runs Nov. 7 to Jan. 3 at Dollywood in Tennessee. The park will present a lineup of musical entertainment, and the grounds will sparkle each evening with the Timber Canyon Festival of Lights, a show that will synchronize li g hts to holiday music.EXPERIENCE KNOTTS BERRY FARMSnoopy and the rest of his Peanuts pals will be celebrating the holiday season at Knotts Berry Farm in California. KEVIN KOLCZYNSKI, UNIVERSAL ORLANDOThe Grinch takes center stage at both Universal Studios parks. In Florida, its The Grinchmas Who-liday . HERSHEYPARKGuests to Hersheypark can ride the Christmas train and some of the parks coasters. TRAVEL AMERICATheme parks giftwrap special holiday eventsFOR MORE INFORMATION EXPERIENCE.USATODAY.COM/AMERICA/ Arthur LevineSpecial for USA TODAY

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6U S A T O DAY LIFE SUNDAY,NOVEMBER22,2015 BOOKS Charles Belfoure, an architect by trade, is cleverly constructing a successful second career: writing historical “ction with protagonists who are architects. His debut, The Paris Architect , found drama in the story of a French architect paid to create hiding places for Parisian Jewswhile he proudly designs factories for the occupying Germans. Slowly he becomes repelled by his work for the Nazis. The main character in House of Thieves goes the other direction: A Gilded Age society architect becomes seduced by bad guys. In 1886 New York, John Cross is forced to pay o his sons gambling debts by a colorful if murderous gang that muscles him into masterminding break-ins at rich clients homes. Strangely, he slowly realizes he thrives on the thrill. And hes not the only one. His wife, children and even his mother-in-law are drawn to the dark side in surprising ways. Channeling Dickens, Belfoure designs a rollicking story but overloads on improbabilities. No matter „its a blueprint for great fun. „Jocelyn McClurgROUNDUP FICTIONLife and death „and shopping Sophie Kinsellas latest comic novel picks up where Shopaholic to the Stars left o: with Englands Becky (Bloomwood) Brandon still doing her amusing best to navigate our shores. Becky, her family and assorted friends have abandoned L.A. (and Beckys dreams of being a Hollywood stylist) for a road trip, trying to “nd her father, who has disappeared on a mysterious secret mission. This plot device allows the gang to pile into that most American of vehicles „ the RV, with Beckys everpatient hubby Luke at the wheel „ and invade Las Vegas and other points west. It also asks these pressing questions: Will Bex and best friend Suze ever make up? Will Beckys old nemesis, banker Derek Smeath, “nish his memoir? Why cant our beloved Shopaholic seem to spend any money, even on a $2.50 pencil?? As usual, its all terribly silly, but at its best moments, this is escapism that will make you giggle out loud. „McClurg There arent many books that can “nd joie de vivre and romance in assisted suicide, but Jojo Moyes pulled it o in her crackling best seller, Me Before You (soon to be movie). Now she has written a sequel, which “nds twentysomething caretaker Louisa (Lou) Clark still trying to recover from wealthy Will Traynors death. Lou is working in a ridiculous airport bar (why?) and desperately unhappy when she falls o her London roof (attempted suicide or not?) and shatters bones. Dreamy paramedic Sam to the rescue. But not so fast. Moyes throws all kinds of misdirection into her kitchen-sink plot, including troubled (and obnoxious) teen Lily, whose parentage is meant to be a major shock. And then theres that shootout (!) at the end. Its all a bit much, although theres just enough Moyes magic to keep utter dreariness at bay. When Lous dutiful mum suddenly discovers her inner feminist, you remember why you loved Me Before You . „McClurg Owen Sheers latest novel is about loss and life, and as he poetically writes, to have your future taken from you, and yet still remain alive.Ž The tightly written I Saw a Man ultimately suers from too much slow burn and a real downer of a cast. The story follows the parallel, intertwined stories of Michael, a London man who has problems getting over the death of his journalist wife; Daniel, an American drone pilot directly responsible for a tragedy; and Josh, Michaels neighbor whose existence is undone by secrets and an accident. Sheers descriptive prose explores multiple facets of friendship and betrayal while also letting readers delve into the complex inner workings of his characters and their lives. But the many time skips and gaps between revelations keep Man from being truly satisfying. „Brian Truitt HOUSE OF THIEVES eee E Charles Belfoure Sourcebooks Landmark 409 pp. SHOPAHOLIC TO THE RESCUE eeeE Sophie Kinsella The Dial Press 345 pp. AFTER YOU ee EE Jojo Moyes Pamela Dorman Books/352 pp. Viking ISAW A MAN eegE Owen Sheers Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 257 pp. Sinatra: The Chairman , the closing volume in James Kaplans double-barreled biography of Frank Sinatra, is best read with adose of Sinatra downloads close at hand. As an impeccably sourced catalog of Sinatras bad behavior throughout the resurrected second half of his extraordinary career, this 883-page book is de“nitive, and irresistibly engrossing. It is also exhausting „ as Sinatra himself could be „ and often exasperating, as Sinatra indisputably was. Frequent breaks to reconnec t with Frank: The Voice (also the title of Kaplans “rst volume) are decidedly required. The bounty of Sinatras booboos are the stu of biographical bene“cence. His blowups, his breakups, his gangster fetishism, his Kennedy “xat ion „ these are all gifts that just keep on giving for any biographer, and Kaplan mines them as eectively as any of Sinatras many biographers before him. Kaplan has not uncovered so much that is new, but he does synthesize and judiciously sift the voluminous historica l and tabloid re cord for the ring of truth buried in Sinatras dirty laundry. Kaplan also is piercingly perceptive about Sinatras turbulent personal relations with both men and women but especially with troubled and brilliantly talented men (like Sinatra himself), particularly Sammy Davis Jr., Sinatras benighted little shadowŽ buddy, and Nelson Riddle, Sinatras torturously insecure arranger and supreme collaborator. Kaplan c aptures with unblinking clarity the ga lling abusiveness that dominated all of Sinatras closest relationships. What often eludes him, unfortunately, is Sinatra the musician. And what, after all, is Sinatra without that music? A titanic celebrity. An epic boor. Often a rat. Of course, he was so much more, and no one understands this better than Kaplan. Kaplan is terri“c dissecting Sinatra and the Mob. His elucidation of Sinatras contribution to the shadowy Kennedy presidential campaign is exemplary. He is at his best reporting t he less than sublime goings-on,Ž as he calls them, that always in Franks lifeƒbracketed sublime music.Ž It should not surprise anyone that the story of Sinatras rise and fall and rise and “nal fadeout „ which arrives just before the centennial of his birth, on Dec. 12 „ is very much the story of America in the 20th century. Sinatras second act was postwar Americas saga, in all its triumphant excesses, its voraciousness, its loutishness, its lust, its c orrosiveness, its abrasiveness, its kindnesses, but most of all in its absolute expression of the transcendence of individual talent. Thats a lot to grasp.James Kaplan doesnt get it all, but he does get plenty. Fortunately, the soundtrack exists to “ll in the blanks. GEORGE KALINSKYSinatra: Boorish, bad and a bracing subjectBut Chairman is out of tune with his musical legacy Barry SingerSpecial for USA TODAY SINATRA: THE CHAIRMAN eeeg James Kaplan Doubleday 883 pp. REVIEW ERINN HARTMANNHarper Lee caused a sensation this summer with the publication of Go Set a Watchman , her notquite-ready-for-prime-time novel written in the 1950s. Its safe to say this collection of juvenilia by her childhood friend Truman Capote wont become the same phenomenon. The blame for that rests squarely on Capotes shoulders. In the years before his death in 1984, he seemed determined to undermine the gold-plated literary reputation he earned with B reakfast at Tianys and In Cold B lood . Weak books abounded, and he courted celebrity more than readers. If The Early Stories of Truman Capote can improve his esteem, itll be through the work of a writer who hadnt yet found his voice: Half of these 14 stories were published in his high school literary magazine, and it often shows. Even so, there are also surprisingly strong hints of the sophisticated Southern gothic style of his mature work. And his interest in themes of outsiderdom and escape emerge in intriguing ways. Thou g h these sto ries introduce simple con”icts, something dark and insistent creeps through them, like vines pressing through wall cracks in an abandoned plantation manor. In the opening story, Parting of the Way,Ž for instance, a pair of hobos engage in an erotic push and pull over whether theyll separate. One, a young man, wants to head home in new clothes but needs the mone y the older man has stolen. The older man keeps him in line by feminizing him: Aint you a pretty somethin?Ž he says. Ill let you keep your pin money.Ž Kindred SpiritsŽ i magines a darker ”irtation as two women discuss murdering their husbands, “rst coyly, then warming to the idea with a romantic intensity: Just us two,Ž one fantasizes, imagining life after the spouses are disposed of. We will rent a little stone house in the mountains overlooking the sea.Ž Its precocious stu, not just for an adolescent writer but for one working in the 1940s, when so much “ction about homosexuality was coded and obscured. This Capote-in-the-making had a taste for melodra ma, as in This Is for Jamie,Ž a tale of a dying boy and his dog. He was ham“sted at writing from multiple points of view, and he lapsed into stereotype and cliché when writing about Southern black women. But The Early Stories of Truman Capote also succeeds at conveying the writers youthful rawness in the years before he squandered it. These stories captu re a moment when Capote was hungry to capture the rural South, the big city and the subtle emotions that so many around him were determined to keep unspoken.Early Stories captures araw, ravenous Capote Mark AthitakisSpecial for USA TODAY THE EARLYSTORIES OF TRUMAN CAPOTE eeg E Truman Capote Random House 177 pp. REVIEW

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JONES BY HARRY BORDEN; PATTERSON BY DAVID BURNETT; SACKS BY BILLY HAYES; MARTIN BY JESSICA LEHMAN; SIMON BY FLATIRON BOOKS3Gratitudeby Oliver Sacks (Knopf, non“ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:Collects four essays Sacks wrote about aging and mortality, all published in The New York Times in the last two years of his life.THE BUZZ:Aneurologist best known for books such as Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , Sacks died Aug. 30 at age 82. 4Reacher Said Nothing: Lee Child and the Making of Make Meby Andy Martin (Delacorte, non-“ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:Martin, a Cambridge academic and Lee Child superfan, shadows the best-selling thrill master as he writes the 20th Jack Reacher novel, 2015s Make Me .THE BUZZ:Make Me landed at No. 1 on USA TODAYs Best-Selling Books list on Sept. 17. THE REST 1110 The Martian /Andy WeirCan an astronaut stranded on Mars “nd his way home after he is unintentionally left behind? (F) (E) Crown 12„ Destiny and Power /Jon MeachamSubtitle: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker BushŽ (NF) (H) Random House 133 Stars of Fortune /Nora RobertsSasha Riggs is drawn to a Greek island where “ve of her artistic creations join her on a quest(F) (P) Berkley 1412 Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard /R.RiordanYouth: Troubled kid Magnus Chase discovers he is the son of a Norse god; “rst in series (F) (H) Disney-Hyperion 159 Killing Reagan /Bill OReilly, Martin DugardSubtitle: The Violent Assault That Changed a PresidencyŽ (NF) (H) Henry Holt and Co. 1611 Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger Subtitle: The Forgotten War That Changed American HistoryŽ (NF) (H) Sentinel 17„ November 9 /Colleen HooverAn aspiring novelist and his muse meet as teens and then reunite again, once each year (F) (E) Simon & Schuster 18„ The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto /Mitch AlbomFictional tale of a pop star who wants his music to change peoples lives (F) (H) Harper 1914 Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter /Rachel Renée Russell Youth: Nikki has to hide seven adorable puppies from two parents, one nosy little sister and an entire middle school; 10th in series (F) (H) Aladdin 2015 The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo Subtitle: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and OrganizingŽ (NF) (H) Ten Speed Press 2124 First 100 Words /Roger PriddyChildren: 100 everyday words for children to learn and build their vocabulary (NF) (H) Priddy Books 2216 Depraved Heart /Patricia CornwellMedical examiner Kay Scarpetta is enmeshed in a frightening case that involves her beloved niece, Lucy (F) (H ) William Morrow 23103 The Elf on the Shelf /C.V. Aebersold, C.B. BellChildren: Santa relies on elves to “nd out who has been naughty and who has been nice (F) (H) CCA and B 24„ Reapers Fall /Joanna WyldeLevi PainterŽ Brooks jailhouse correspondence with Melanie Tucker turns serious (F) (E) Berkley 25„ Year of Yes /Shonda RhimesSubtitle: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own PersonŽ (NF) (H) Simon & Schuster 2619 The Survivor /Vince Flynn, Kyle MillsCIA covert operative Mitch Rapp hunts for stolen classi“ed documents (F) (E) Atria/Emily Bestler Books 2727 The Girl on the Train /Paula HawkinsPsychological thriller about the disappearance of a young married woman (F) (E) Riverhead 28„ Medical Medium /Anthony WilliamSubtitle: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally HealŽ (F) (H) Hay House 2913 Crippled America /Donald J. TrumpSubtitle: How to Make America Great AgainŽ (NF) (H) Threshold Editions 3028 All the Light We Cannot See /Anthony DoerrThe lives of a blind girl in France and a member of the Hitler Youth converge during World War II (F) (H) Scribner 31„ Sweep in Peace /Ilona AndrewsDina DeMille doesnt run your typical B&B, unless vampires are your typical guests; second in series (F) (E) NYLA 3220 Career of Evil /Robert GalbraithThe delivery of a package containing a severed leg sends Cormoran Strike on the hunt for a suspect from his pa st (F) (E) Little, Brown 33„ Easy Melody /Kristen Proby Callie Mills returns to New Orleans to run the family bar after her father dies; third in series (F) (E) Ampersand Publishing 3422 Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner Rush Limbaugh with Kathryn Rogers Limbaugh Youth: Rush and his time-traveling crew continue to hop around Revolutionary America (F) (H) Threshold Editions 3533 The Girl in the Spiders Web /David LagercrantzMikael Blomkvist enlists Lisbeth Salander to investigate a murder (F) (H) Knopf 3623 The Murder House /James Patterson, David EllisDetective Jenna Murphy investigates when a Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found dead in an abandoned home (F) (E) Little, Brown 3731 The Witches: Salem, 1692 /Stacy SchiffRe-examines the hysteria surrounding the infamous Salem Witch Trials (NF) (H) Little, Brown 3855 The Nightingale /Kristin HannahHistorical “ction about the choices two sisters must make in Nazi-occupied France (F) (E) St. Martins Press 3932 The Immortal Nicholas /Glenn BeckBefore he was Father Christmas, Kris Kringle was an average family man (F) (H) Mercury Ink 4030 The Japanese Lover /Isabel AllendeThe decades-long love story of Alma Belasco, a young Polish girl, and Ichimei Fukuda, the son of a gardener (F) (E) Atria Books 41„ Billionaire Unbound: The Billionaires Obsession: Chloe /J.S. Scott Will Chloe Colter open herself up to love after leaving a destructive relationship? (F) (E) Golden Unicorn 42„ Alexander Hamilton /Ron ChernowBio of “rst treasury secretary: Maker of friends and enemies (NF) (P) The Penguin Press 4318 Grownup /Gillian FlynnApseudo-psychics beliefs are challenged when she visits a clients home (F) (E) Crown 4441 Gray Mountain /John GrishamAdownsized Wall Street attorney “nds herself practicing law in a small Virginia town(F) (P) Dell 4549 To Kill a Mockingbird /Harper Lee1960 coming-of-age classic about racism; Pulitzer winner; 1962 movie (F) (P) Grand Central Publishing 4686 Havana Storm /Clive Cussler and Dirk CusslerWith his children searching for an Aztec treasure, treasure hunter Dirk Pitt becomes involved in something more dangerous (F) (P) Berkley 47„ Timeless Beauty /Christie BrinkleySubtitle: Over 100 Tips, Secrets, and Shortcuts to Looking GreatŽ (NF) (H) Grand Central Publishing 4844 The Lake House /Kate MortonAlice Edevane discovers the truth behind what happened to her brother, Theo(F) (E) Atria Books 4929 Strong Looks Better Naked /Khloé KardashianThe reality star shares her journey in “nding strength with stories of her own struggles (NF) (H) Regan Arts 5036 Twilight and Life and Death Dual Edition /S.MeyerDouble-feature book includes the novels TwilightŽ and Life and DeathŽ (F) (H) Little, Brown Books for Young Readers The book list appears every Thursday. For each title, the format and publisher listed are for the best-selling version of that title this week. Reporting outlets include, Amazon Kindle, Barnes &, Barnes & Noble Inc., Barnes & Noble e-books,, Books-A-Million, Costco, Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Ky.; Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cleveland, Pittsburgh), Kobo, Inc., Powell's Books (Portland, Ore.),, R.J. Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler Books & Music (Grand Rapids, Okemos, Eastwood, Alpine, Mich.), Sony Reader Store, Target, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver). THE TOP 10 11 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School Jeff Kinney Middle schooler Greg Heffley tries to unplug digitally without much luck; 10th in series (F) (H) Amulet Books 25 Rogue Lawyer John Grisham Lone-wolf street lawyerŽ Sebastian Rudd takes on a motley crew of clients (F) (E) Doubleday 3„ Winter Marissa Meyer Youth: Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress and Winter defeat Levana and “nd their happily ever afters?(F) (H) Feiwel & Friends 4„ The Promise Robert Crais Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, LAPD K-9 Officer Scott James and his German shepherd, Maggie, encounter danger (F) (E) G.P. Putnams Sons 52 The Crossing Michael Connelly Retired LAPD detective Harry Bosch teams up on a case with his half-brother, criminal detective Mickey Haller (F) (E) Little, Brown 6„ Crimson Shore Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child Astraightforward private case turns out to be anything but for Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast(F) (E) Grand Central Publishing 77 See Me Nicholas Sparks Achance encounter will alter the lives of Colin Hancock and Maria Sanchez (F) (H) Grand Central Publishing 88 The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime Ree Drummond Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper!Ž (NF) (H) Morrow Cookbooks 94 Troublemaker Leah Remini, Rebecca Paley Subtitle: Surviving Hollywood and ScientologyŽ (NF) (H) Ballantine 106 Bazaar of Bad Dreams Stephen King Acollection of stories by the author, many never before published (F) (H) Scribner n n Rank this week n n Rank last week(F) Fiction(NF) Non-“ction(P) Paperback(H)Hardcover(E) E-book Publisher in italics BOOKLIST.USATODAY.COM WHAT AMERICAS READING® 2Cross Justice by James Patterson (Little, Brown, “ction, on sale Monday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:After his cousin is accused of a crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown and is drawn into acase involving the murders of socialites.THE BUZZ:Patterson has had a busy 2015: Nine of his books (most of them written with coauthors) made USA TODAYs Best-Selling Books list this year.BOOKSNew and noteworthy 5Boys in the Trees by Carly Simon (Flatiron, non-“ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:A memoir by the singer/songwriter who had some of the biggest hits ( Youre So Vain , Anticipation ) of the 1970s.THE BUZZ:Simon dishes on the men in her life, from Warren Beatty to Mick Jagger to her “rst husband, singer James Taylor.USA TODAYs Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. Andy Martin 1Over the Top and Back: The Autobiography by Tom Jones (Blue Rider Press, non-“ction, on sale Tuesday) WHAT ITS ABOUT:The Welsh singer, a major heartthrob in the 60s and 70s, relives the glory days of pop stardom ( Whats New Pussycat? ).THE BUZZ:Nov. 24 is a big day for musical nostalgia as Carly Simons book also lands. James Patterson Oliver SacksYes women:Readers are saying yes to Shonda Rhimes armational new book as Year of Yes lands at No. 25 on USA TODAYs BestSelling Books list. Rhimes, the showrunner of ABC hits including Scandal , decided to stop saying noŽ for a year after a challenge from her sister. Rhimes is not the only celebrity new to the list: Christie Brinkleys Timeless Beauty arrives at No. 47. And Leah Reminis highly publicized anti-Scientology book, Troublemaker , remains in the top 10 for a second week, dropping to No. 9.Presidents day: American history and American presidents are striking a patriotic chord. Landing at No. 12 is Jon Meachams Destiny and Power .The new biography of George H.W. Bush made headlines even before publication, with Bush senior criticizing George W. Bushs vice president, Dick Cheney, and defense secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, for being too hawkish. This is not Meachams highest debut: that was with Thomas Jeerson: The Art of Power at No. 10 in 2012. A dierent book about our third president „ Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger „ is on this weeks list at No. 16, down from No. 11. Killing Reagan by Bill OReilly and Martin Dugard continues to sell: Its No. 15, down from No. 9. And returning to the top 150 for the “rst time since its publication in 2004 is Alexander Hamilton at No. 42. Ron Chernows biography of the nations “rst Treasury secretary is bene“ting from the buzz surrounding the smash Broadway musical Hamilton . Jocelyn McClurgBOOK BUZZ NEW ON THE LIST AND IN PUBLISHING JAMES WHITEShonda Rhimes and fans say Yes . 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SAINTS & STRANGERS NATGEO, 9 ET/PTNatGeo makes one of its rare forays into scripted programming with this two-part recounting of the voyage of the May”ower and the “rst Thanksgiving. Despite the timing, expect adarker take on the holiday. TONIGHTON TV Robert Bianco@BiancoRobert USA TODAY THE GOOD WIFE CBS, 9 ET/PTNo drama has been better this season, and none has been more fun to watch, thanThe Good Wife, which has found new life by sending Alicia o into her own struggling new law “rm. This week, her eortsbring her into con”ict with Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox), while Dianes eorts to build her “rms business brings her into con”ict with her ideals. If youre an Emmy voter and youre not watching „ come on.CRITICS CORNERDAVID M. RUSSELL, CBSDiane (Christine Baranski) faces an inner struggle. THE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS ABC, 8 ET/PTIn the grand scheme of things, award shows that existed independentof TV coverage (the Oscars) have more validity than those invented for the medium (American Music Awards) and awards that are selected by the performers peers (the Grammys) have more import than those selected by popular vote (the American Music Awards). But for TV viewers, that dierence may not matter, at least not if youre excited by a scheduled lineup of performers that includes Selena Gomez, One Direction, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Lopez, who also hosts. JOHN PARRA,GETTY IMAGESJennifer Lopez will be doing double duty Sunday: performer and host.SCREEN CHECK SAEED ADYANI, NETFLIX WEB TO WATCHCompiled by Daniel Hurwitz and Lorena BlasOUR TOP PICKS ACOMMUNITYS IN CRISIS IN MAYDAYBBCs suspense miniseries is available on Acorn TV starting Monday. The complete “ve-episode miniseries revolves around the abduction of a girl and how town residents deal with the likelihood that they have a suspect among them. The ensemble cast includes Aidan Gillen, Sophie Okonedo, Peter Firth and Lesley Manville. acorn.tvALL ONLINE TV WEBTOWATCH.USATODAY.COMCheck out webisodes, Internet TV and online programming. Party Fun Times Channel: Taryn Southern on YouTube The YouTube star tackles Internet culture in her new talk show. SoSonia Channel: SoulPancake on YouTube The artist and photographer launches her autobiographical series. Snooki & Jwoww: Moms With Attitude Channel: Awestruck on YouTube The former Jersey Shore stars share what its like to be a mother in the new digital series. Everett (Aidan Gillen) has tragedy in his past.NETFLIX LAYERS ON THE LAUGHSNet”ix has some laughout-loud entertainment for you. Episodes of the sketch series W/ Boband David ,which reunites HBOs Mr. Show sketch duo Bob Odenkirk ( Breaking Bad ) and David Cross (Arrested Development ), are online . Also, Net”ix oers The Comeback Kid , the latest comedy special from stand-up John”ix.comJohn Mulaney is back on stage in The Comeback Kid . QI am as excited as the next person for the new Star Wars “lm to be released ... and I have total faith in J.J. Abrams, whom I followed from Alias to Lost and then to the movies, where I thought he has done a “ne job ( Super 8 , Star Trek ). I know you were afan of much of his work on TV. Do you “nd yourself drawn to the “lms of former (or current) television writers/producers/directors you liked, or is it dicult to make the switch from the small screen to the big screen?AAside from being a huge talent, J.J. Abrams is one of the nicest people Ive ever come across in Hollywood, so those two things combined make me very happy for his success. But while I understand the draw of the big screen, and I truly am happy for him „ Id still rather have him on TV, because hey, Im a TV critic. Which may work out to be a no: I dont go to many movies, to be honest, and when I do go, I dont base my choices on fondness for former TV writers and actors. Thats one factor, of course: We all like to see people we like on screen. But its not a driving force.QI really enjoy The Voice for what it is worth: entertainment. I know you have mentioned that it focuses on the coaches way too much, but I disagree a little. It is all about singers, and the four coaches are all performers who have had success and had to start out somewhere. The singers on the show are starting out now, and the advice given to them by the coaches is something that very few sin g ers g et to experience.ANo doubt, the singers are having the experience of their young lives. But the problem with The Voice from the singers perspective is that their performances are all in service of the shows structural judge-vs.judge game. They spend so many rounds on one-on-one battles, which tend to favor the person who oversings the most and loudest, that they dont get the kind of multiple, straightforward showcases American Idol provides. Im not saying The Voice cant be an entertaining television show. Im just discussing why, as a talent show, its been a failure. The show, after all, is called The Voice . Somewhere along the line, a show with a title like that should have made one of those voices recognizable to people other than the shows fans. ROBERT HANASHIRO,USA TODAYNext month, J.J. Abrams carries the torch „ or the lightsaber „for one of Hollywoods most beloved franchises with the arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens .USA TODAYs Robert Bianco chats with readers online Mondays at 2 p.m. ET at Read edited excerpts of recent chats below, or tweet early questions to @BiancoRobert and visit him live online. 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Page 2 ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ACC ROUNDUPBOSTON „ Notre Dame made itself at home in Boston College territory. Taking over Fenway Park for a far-”ung home game, the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish spent most of it on the BC side of the “eld, overcoming “ve turnovers to beat the Eagles 19-16 on Saturday night. The Irish (10-1, No. 4) have won six in a row since a two-point loss to top-ranked Clemson. If not for three turnovers inside the BC 5-yard line, this one wouldnt have been close. DeShone Kizer completed 20 of 38 passes for 320 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions. Chris Brown caught six passes for 104 yards, and Amir Carlisle had seven catches for 97 yards. C.J. Prosise ran eight times for 57 yards to reach the 1,000-yard milestone before leaving the game with an injury in the second quarter. BC quarterback Jeff Smith ran for 100 yards, breaking free for an 80yard run to make it 19-9 with about 10 minutes to play. He also hit Charlie Callinan from 3 yards out to make it 19-16 with 54 seconds left. The Eagles (3-8) attempted an onside kick, but Irish safety Matthias Farley fell on the ball to clinch it and send BC to its seventh straight loss. Although the century-old ballpark is just a few T stops from Boston Colleges Chestnut Hill campus, Notre Dame was of“cially the home team as part of the Shamrock SeriesŽ „ an effort to stay in touch with out-oftown alumni. Previous scores in those games took the place of the AL East standings on Fenways Green Monster, and the results of games involving teams in the College Football Playoff hunt were displayed on where the baseball scores usually are. The “eld was laid out from the third-base line to the right-“eld bullpens, with the yard markers and end zones decorated in the old-style font of the Red Sox. The evening begin with a moment of silence for the parents of former BC quarterback Doug Flutie, who died of heart attacks within an hour of each other on Wednesday. The Notre Dame band played America the BeautifulŽ and The Star-Spangled Banner,Ž with the American ”ag draped over the Green Monster. The Irish came out of the Boston dugout, where their iconic Play Like a Champion TodayŽ sign was hung. (Receiver Torii Hunter Jr., whose father and namesake played against the Red Sox for the Tigers, Twins and Angels, was given David Ortizs locker in the clubhouse.) Kizer was picked off in the BC end zone on Notre Dames opening possession. He threw another interception at the Eagles 3 and another near mid“eld. Notre Dame also coughed up the ball at the Eagles 3 and at the BC 32. The Irish even fumbled on their only touchdown drive of the “rst half, but escaped when center Nick Martin fell on the ball. They extended the drive again when Justin Yoons 44-yard “eld goal attempt hit the right upright, but the Eagles were called for roughing the kicker. Two plays later, Kizer hit Carlisle for a 10-yard score to make it 10-0. Notre Dame made it 16-3 in the third quarter when Kizer connected with Brown from 12 yards out on a jump ball in the corner of the end zone, right in front of the visitors dugout on what is usually the third-base line. Yoons second “eld goal made it 19-3. Smith, who took over in the third quarter for John Fadule, cut through the line and outran the defense for an 80-yard score. A delay of game penalty put the 2-point conversion attempt at the 8-yard line, and Smiths pass sailed out of the end zone incomplete.No. 4 Notre Dame beats Boston CollegeBy JIMMY GOLENASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTONotre Dame wide receiver Amir Carlisle, left, hangs onto the ball as he drops into the end zone for a touchdown against Boston College defensive backs John Johnson, top, and Gabriel McClary.BLACKSBURG, Va. „ Marquise Williams hit Quinshad Davis with a 5-yard pass in overtime and No. 17 North Carolina spoiled coach Frank Beamers “nal home game at Virginia Tech with a 30-27 victory on Saturday. The Tar Heels (10-1, 7-0 ACC) won their 10th in a row and clinched the Coastal Division title, and did so despite blowing a 14-point lead in the “nal three minutes of regulation. Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) tied the game on Michael Brewers 4-yard, fourthdown pass to Isaiah Ford with 1:07 remaining, but the Hokies had to settle for a “eld goal to begin the overtime. Williams then hit Ryan Switzer for 18 yards on the Tar Heels “rst play, and after two runs and a false start penalty put them at the 5, Williams hit Davis, who beat Terrell Edmunds in the right corner of the end zone. North Carolina will play No. 1 Clemson in the ACC championship game on Dec. 5. Elijah Hood turned two Virginia Tech turnovers into fourth quarter touchdowns as the Tar Heels opened a 24-10 lead, sending some fans heading for the exits when Brewer was intercepted a second time. The Hokies, though, used a takeaway of their own to pull within 24-17 with 2:54 left on Brewers 8-yard scoring pass to Bucky Hodges, and then got Williams fumble on a sack by Luther Maddy. Brewer then hit Isaiah Ford for 36 yards to the Tar Heels 12, and after two runs and an incomplete pass gave them a fourth-and-2 at the North Carolina 4, Brewer hit a sliding Ford for the tying touchdown The Hokies tried to give Beamer a win in the “nal home game of his 29-year career. They shut down the ACCs most potent offense for three quarters, but hurt themselves with late turnovers. Virginia Tech needs a win at Virginia next Saturday to give Beamer a 23rd consecutive bowl appearance. The Tar Heels came in having scored 125 points in their last two games. They were second in the league with an average of 495 yards of offense, but managed just 193 in three quarters. For a time, it looked like Bud Fosters defense would give the Hokies a chance. After falling behind 10-3, missing a “eld goal and squandering a good scoring opportunity after forcing the Tar Heels “rst turnover in four games, the Hokies put together their best drive of the day. Brewer hit Cam Phillips for 10 yards on a third-and-8 from mid“eld, Rogers had an 18-yard run and Brewer carried it the last three yards on a third-and-goal draw play to pull Virginia Tech even. North Carolina State 42, Syracuse 29: Jacoby Brissett passed for 235 yards and two touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Syracuse. Reggie Gallaspy rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown for the Wolfpack (6-4, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who improved to 8-1 all-time against the Orange. N.C. State rolled up 511 total yards, including 276 on the ground, in a balanced attack. Zack Mahoney passed for 152 yards and two touchdowns for Syracuse (3-8, 1-6). The Orange suffered their eighth consecutive loss, six of which have come by double digits. Jordan Fredericks had a 75-yard touchdown run for Syracuse on the first play of the second half to cut N.C. States lead to 21-16, but the Orange never got closer. The Wolfpack answered with a 73-yard scoring drive capped by a 5-yard touchdown catch by Jumichael Ramos. Miami 38, Georgia Tech 21: Mark Walton ran for two touchdowns and caught a pass for another, Miami forced four turnovers and the Hurricanes rolled past Georgia Tech. Jermaine Grace fell on a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown, and Brad Kaaya passed for 300 yards for Miami (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). The game was delayed for 28 minutes in the third quarter because lightning was detected in the area. Michael Badgley kicked a 57-yard field goal for Miami, tying a school record. Broderick Snoddy, Clinton Lynch and Matthew Jordan had rushing scores for Georgia Tech (3-8, 1-7), which lost starting quarterback Justin Thomas to injury in the first quarter. Snoddys touchdown gave the Yellow Jackets a 7-0 lead, and then Miami scored the next 31 points. No. 14 Florida State 52, Chattanooga 13: Sean Maguire threw two touchdown passes and Dalvin Cook had his seventh 100-yard rushing game and added two more scores as No. 14 Florida State cruised past Chattanooga. Maguire was 12 of 17 for 152 yards in two-plus quarters, while Cook had 15 carries for 106 yards in a game that was more like a warmup for next weeks game against rival, No. 8 Florida. Florida State (9-2) scored on eight straight drives against Chattanooga (8-3), a team that has clinched a spot in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Mocs took a 3-0 lead on Henrique Ribeiros 29-yard field goal after recovering a fumble on the opening kickoff by Kermit Whitfield. After that, the Seminoles went on their scoring spree. Pittsburgh 45, Louisville 34: Nathan Peterman tossed four touchdowns in the second quarter and Pittsburgh held off a late rally to beat Louisville. Freshman Qadree Ollison ran for 152 yards and a score for the Panthers (8-3, 6-1 ACC), who reached the eight-win plateau in the regular season for the first time since 2009 with the victory. Ejuan Price had five sacks for Pitt, which led by 25 in the first half and withstood a comeback by the Cardinals (6-5, 5-3). Lamar Jackson threw for 141 yards and a score and ran for another after replacing ineffective Kyle Bolin late in the first half. Jamari Staples caught nine passes for 194 yards and a touchdown but the Cardinals saw their four-game winning streak come to an abrupt half. No. 1 Clemson 33, Wake Forest 13: Deshaun Watson and No. 1 Clemson enjoyed another big day and kept on track for the College Football Playoff with a 33-13 victory over Wake Forest. Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth, leading the Tigers (11-0, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) to their seventh straight game with over 500 yards. Watson started the scoring with a 3-yard run, then connected on TD passes of 44 yards to Charone Peake, 11 yards to Deon Cain and 47 yards to Germone Hopper. The Tigers gained 506 yards against a Wake Forest defense that held Notre Dame to 282 yards a week earlier. All that stands in the way of a perfect 12-0 regular season for Clemson is next weeks game at arch rival South Carolina, which lost to FCS opponent Citadel earlier Saturday. Wake Forest (3-8, 1-6) has lost five straight and seven of its past eight. Virginia 42, Duke 34: Matt Johns passed for a career-high 344 yards and two touchdowns as Virginia held off a late Duke rally to win at Scott Stadium. The Cavaliers (4-7, 3-4 ACC) had lost three straight and six of the last seven to the Blue Devils. Duke (6-5, 3-4) rallied from a 22-point fourth-quarter deficit and drove inside the Virginia 20 in the final minute. But Wilfred Wahee batted away Parker Boehmes fourth-down pass attempt to Anthony Nash to seal the victory. Taquan Mizzell had 119 total yards and three touchdowns and caught five passes to set a school record for receptions by a running back in a season. He entered the game with 63 receptions, tied with Alvin Pearmans 2003 output. Mizzells first touchdown, a 3-yard run late in the first quarter, gave the Cavaliers a surprising 21-0 lead after they converted on two Duke turnovers. „ From AP reportsNo. 17 North Carolina spoils Beamers finaleBy HANK KURZ Jr.ASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTONorth Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams, top, dives toward the end zone as Virginia Tech linebacker Andrew Motuapuaka defends.

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BIG TEN ROUNDUPCOLUMBUS, Ohio „ Playing without its star quarterback, Michigan State put the defending national champions on the outside looking in at the College Football Playoff race. Michael Geiger kicked a 41-yard “eld goal as time expired and No. 9 Michigan State, playing without injured Connor Cook, beat No. 3 Ohio State 17-14 Saturday to snap the Buckeyes 23-game winning streak. On a rainy and windy day at Ohio Stadium, the Spartans (10-1, 6-1 Big Ten) took control of the Big Ten East, put themselves into the thick of the playoff hunt and very likely ended the Buckeyes chances to repeat as national champs. Ohio State (10-1, 6-1) managed just 132 yards against a rugged Spartans defense and lost for the “rst time to a Big Ten team in the regular season since Urban Meyer became coach four seasons ago. The Rose Bowl might be the best that the Buckeyes can do now. Without Cook, the Spartans completed one pass in the second half, but they gave Geiger a chance to win it with 3 seconds left and the 5-foot-8 junior curved it through. The Buckeyes started the season as the unanimous No. 1 team in the country, an overwhelming favorite to win another national title. They had more quarterbacks then they knew what to do with, one of the best running backs in the country and a defense with potential All-Americans at every level. Ohio State sputtered some through 10 games but was never really challenged. At least not like this. The Spartans relish the role of underdog like no powerhouse program in the country and it seemed to fuel them in the Horseshoe. They were 13-point underdogs coming into the game and you probably could have gotten another touchdown from the odds makers as Michigan State took the “eld for its “rst drive without Cook. The one thing that made a difference ... this game we got to be the chaser,Ž Spartans coach Mike Dantonio said. So we could chase this game, so we could play with emotion.Ž Cook took a shot to the shoulder last week against Maryland. Michigan State gave no hints to whether he would play but when he warmed up cautiously in pregame it was obvious something was up. Without Cook, the Spartans used both backups. Tyler OConnor started and played Damion Terry, too. Terry took a hard sack by Sam Hubbard and fumbled late in the “rst quarter. The Buckeyes recovered the Michigan State 32 and it led to Ezekiel Elliotts 1-yard touchdown on fourth-and-goal. It was easy to think Ohio State was on its way to a relatively easy victory. Michigan State had other plans. Elliot had a string of 15 straight 100-yard rushing games snapped. The Heisman contender ran for 33 yards on 12 carries. OConnor responded with a 75-yard scoring drive, hitting Trevon Pendleton for a 9-yard touchdown to tie the score. Both teams played conservatively in the “rst half. Ohio State managed only 75 yards, and when the rain and wind picked up in the second half, the game became even more of a grind. It looked as if each team was waiting for the other to make a mistake, and Michigan State did just that. Macgarrett Kings muffed a punt and Terry McLaurin recovered at the Spartans 6. J.T. Barrett soft tossed to Jalin Marshall on the next play, a jump pass where the quarterback didnt need to jump. Michigan State did not throw a pass in the third quarter and basically stayed on the ground for much of the fourth, too. The Spartans turned into an option/quarterback run team. They leaned on an offensive line that was supposed to be a strength this season, but has endured numerous injuries and has started six different lineups. The Spartans marched 75 yards on 13 plays, no completed passes but a helpful offside on Ohio State, and Gerald Holmes reached the ball over the goal line for a 2-yard touchdown to tie at 14 with 12:03 left. Ohio State never had an answer.No. 9 Michigan State beats No. 3 Ohio StateBy RALPH. D. RUSSOASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOMichigan State running back Delton Williams celebrates their 17-14 win over Ohio State.STATE COLLEGE, Pa. „ Jake Rudock threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns and No. 12 Michigan beat Penn State 28-16 on Saturday to stay in contention to play for the Big Ten title. Rudock was 25 of 38 and connected with Jake Butt and Amara Darboh for touchdowns. Sione Houma and DeVeon Smith also ran for touchdowns for the Wolverines (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten). Rudock connected with Butt on a 26-yard pass to open the scoring and hit Darboh on an 11-yard route in the second quarter. Houma scored from a yard out in the third quarter and Smith added another 1-yard touchdown with 5:12 to play. Now, with Michigan topping Ohio State a showdown is set up in Ann Arbor, Michigan next week for a trip to the Big Ten championship game. Chants of Beat OhioŽ rose from Michigan fans in the crowd at Beaver Stadium as the game ended. Christian Hackenberg passed for 137 yards and was sacked four times. He threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Saeed Blacknall in the second quarter. Tyler Davis made three “eld goals „ from 23, 24 and 18 yards for Penn State (7-4, 4-3). Penn State got a big “rst half from Saquon Barkley, who burst ahead for 56 yards to get Penn State into the red zone on its “rst drive. But the Wolverines stuffed three straight inside runs to force a “eld goal try by Davis. Michigan came right back. Rudock went 4 for 5 and hit Butt on a crossing pattern to give Michigan a 7-3 lead. The Nittany Lions had to punt after tight end Kyle Carter dropped a would-be “rst-down pass but got the ball back when Brandon Bell picked off Rudock over the middle. Bells 25-yard return was for naught and Penn State was forced to punt three plays later. Penn State was able to take advantage of a blocked punt by Von Walker late in the second. Hackenberg led a 6-play drive from the Michigan 43 and threw deep to Saeed Blacknall who found the ball before Jabril Peppers for a 25-yard touchdown and a 10-7 lead. Rudock got help from his receivers on Michigans next drive. After slipping to third down with two incompletions, Rudock “red down the sideline to an outstretched Darboh, who dragged both of his feet to stay in bounds for a 28-yard gain. Rudock completed his next three passes, including a quick screen to Darboh, who cut through defenders for an 11-yard score that gave Michigan a 14-10 halftime lead. Michigan took advantage of a short “eld when DeAndre Thompkins muffed a punt inside Penn States 10-yard line midway through the third. Houma lunged in three plays later to put Michigan up 21-10. Davis added two more “eld goals for Penn State, but a late kickoff return across mid“eld by Jourdan Lewis followed by a 20yard run on “rst down set the Wolverines up again. Smith ran into the end zone “ve plays later. Indiana 47, Maryland 28: Nate Sudfeld threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns, and Indiana rallied from an early 18-point deficit to beat Maryland Saturday for its first Big Ten win of the season. The Hoosiers (5-6, 1-6) trailed 21-3 before scoring three touchdowns in a span of four minutes, 33 seconds. It was 30-21 at halftime, and Sudfelds fourth TD pass made it 44-28 early in the third quarter. Sudfeld went 23 for 35 and also ran for a score. Simmie Cobbs caught nine passes for 192 yards, Mitchell Paige had two touchdown catches and Devine Redding ran for 130 yards to help the Hoosiers snap a six-game skid. Coming off a double-overtime loss to Michigan, Indiana put itself in a sizable hole before scoring 44 of the games final 51 points. Maryland (2-9, 0-7) lost its eighth in a row despite getting 250 yards rushing from Brandon Ross. No. 5 Iowa, Purdue 40-20: C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes and No. 5 Iowa clinched a share of the Big Ten West title and a spot in the league championship game with a win over Purdue. LeShun Daniels Jr. ran for two TDs for the Hawkeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten), wholl play at Nebraska next week in search of their first 12-0 regular season. Iowa let Purdue get within 20-13 in the third quarter. But Beathards 22-yard TD pass to Henry KriegerCoble with 8:40 left sealed yet another victory for the Hawkeyes. Austin Appleby had 259 yards passing to lead Purdue (2-9, 1-6), which will play for the Old Oaken Bucket next week against Indiana. Rutgers 31, Army 21: Paul James rushed for 116 yards and three touchdowns, and Rutgers beat Army 31-21 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak. Rutgers (4-7) has won nine straight in the series with Army (2-9). Army was poised to pull within a field goal with 5:22 left in the fourth quarter when Josh Hicks interception in the end zone sealed it for the Scarlet Knights. Chris Carter, who took first-team snaps at quarterback in Army practices during the week while starter Ahmad Bradshaw wore a boot on an injured right foot, made his first career start as backup A.J. Schurr also was injured. Carter gained 111 yards rushing on 20 carries and scored once, and was spot-on with several pitches to help key Armys triple option. He also completed 4 of 6 passes for 140 yards and one touchdown. Chris Laviano was 13-of-21 passing for 105 yards and no turnovers for Rutgers. Minnesota 32, Illinois 23: Shannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a victory over Illinois. Mitch Leidner threw a third-andgoal touchdown pass to Rashad Still with 5 seconds left before halftime, helping the Golden Gophers (5-6, 2-5 Big Ten) stop a four-game losing streak. Malik Turner caught 11 passes for 126 yards and a touchdown from Wes Lunt for the Fighting Illini (5-6, 2-5), who outgained the Gophers 432-343 in total yardage and had the ball for more than two-thirds of the second half. Taylor Zalewskis third field goal of the game brought the Illini within one point with 6:56 remaining, and the Gophers were forced to punt for a third time in the second half. The Illini took over with a one-point deficit and less than 5 minutes left at the 16, and an 11-yard sack by Julian Huff pushed them back. Coach Bill Cubit called a screen pass that gained 2 yards on third-and-21 and then a punt, giving the Gophers the ball back. Brooks, the freshman from Atlanta, took care of the rest. Leidner ran in for the 2-point conversion to put the game out of reach. No. 20 Northwestern 13, No. 25 Wisconsin 7: Justin Jackson ran for 139 yards and a touchdown, and No. 20 Northwestern used a goal-line stand to hold off 25th-ranked Wisconsin for a win. The Wildcats (9-2, 5-2 Big Ten) moved into a tie for second in the West Division with the Badgers (8-3, 5-2), who had won five in a row. With 1:47 left, Joel Stave drove the Badgers from the 26 to the Northwestern 1. But Stave was forced to leave before Wisconsins final play from scrimmage after getting hurt on a sack. Bart Houstons pass to the end zone sailed just out of reach of Tanner McEvoy on fourth-and goal from the 11 with 2 seconds left, sealing the win for Northwestern. Jackson had 35 carries on a chilly day, including an 8-yard touchdown run in the first quarter set up by one of five turnovers for Wisconsin. „ From AP reportsRudock leads No. 12 Michigan past Penn StateBy TRAVIS JOHNSONASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOMichigan tight end Jake Butt, right, falls across the goal line for a touchdown with Penn State safety Marcus Allen, back, and linebacker Brandon Bell (11) defending.Page 3 BIG 10 CONFERENCE

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BIG 12 ROUNDUPSTILLWATER, Okla. „ Backup quarterback Chris Johnson threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, and No. 10 Baylor beat previously unbeaten Oklahoma State 45-35 on Saturday night to climb back into the College Football Playoff picture. Baylor (9-1, 6-1 Big 12) remained in the mix for the conference title, while Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1) likely is out of playoff conversation. Baylor quarterback Jarrett Stidham took several hard hits in the “rst half and did not play after the break. Original starter Seth Russell is out for the season after he fractured a bone in his neck. The Bears still gained 700 yards. KD Cannon caught “ve passes for 210 yards to help the Bears bounce back from a 44-34 loss to Oklahoma last week. Mason Rudolph passed for 430 yards and three touchdowns, and James Washington and Jalen McCleskey each caught two touchdown passes for the Cowboys. Baylor, which entered the game leading the nation in yards per game and points per game, set the tone immediately. Corey Coleman caught a 48-yard pass on the “rst play from scrimmage, then Shock Linwoods 5-yard touchdown run put the Bears ahead 56 seconds into the game. Less than a minute later, Oklahoma State got a scare when Brandon Sheperd was ruled to have fumbled and Baylor took it in for a touchdown. The call was reversed. Baylor eventually scored anyway after Oklahoma State punted. Stidham threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Cannon to make it 14-0 with 11:56 left in the “rst quarter. A 39-yard touchdown pass from Rudolph to Washington tied it at 14. Baylor went ahead on a 1-yard run by Devin Cha“n, and a short “eld goal put the Bears up 24-14 at halftime. Baylor gained 439 yards and ran 61 plays in the “rst half, but had two critical fumbles that kept Oklahoma State in the game. It was the “fth time the Cowboys trailed at the half in their past eight games. Stidham completed 12 of 22 passes for 258 yards and a touchdown in the “rst half. Johnson threw touchdown passes on his “rst two possessions of the second half to put the Bears in control.No. 10 Baylor beats No. 6 Oklahoma StateBy CLIFF BRUNTASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOSBaylor running back Devin Chan, top, scores behind Oklahoma State safety Jordan Sterns, center.NORMAN, Okla. „ Oklahomas Steven Parker batted away Bram Kohlhausens 2-point conversion attempt with less than a minute left and the seventh-ranked Sooners survived a late comeback attempt to beat No. 18 TCU 30-29 on Saturday night. After trailing 30-13 in the fourth quarter, TCU had a chance to tie the game after Kohlhausens 14-yard touchdown pass to Emanuel Porter with 51 seconds remaining. Instead, the Horned Frogs went for the win by attempting the 2-point conversion but were turned away by Parkers late play. Samaje Perine ran for 188 yards and a touchdown and Heisman Trophy contender Baker May“eld completed 9 of 20 passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns for Oklahoma (10-1, 7-1) before leaving with an apparent head injury after the “rst half. Oklahoma, winner of six straight, will have the opportunity to claim the Big 12 Championship next week when it plays No. 4 Oklahoma State. Without offensive stars Trevone Boykin and Josh Doctson, the Horned Frogs (9-2, 6-2) turned the ball over four times, leading to 24 Oklahoma points. Freshman Foster Sawyer started in Boykins place and enjoyed a strong “rst quarter, completing 7 of his “rst 8 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown that put the Horned Frogs up 7-0. He was just 1 of 10 after that with three interceptions and was eventually replaced midway through the third quarter by Kohlhausen. Kohlhausen led the fourth quarter comeback attempt, completing 5 of 11 passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns. Aaron Green rushed for 127 yards „ 96 in the second half „ and a touchdown. With OU leading 23-7, May“eld did not come out to start the second half. He was shaken up early in the second quarter by a helmet-to-helmet hit from TCU linebacker Ty Summers, who was ejected for targeting, but did “nish the “rst half. Trevor Knight played the rest of the game, completing 5 of 16 passes for 76 yards, with one interception. Three plays into the third quarter, Perine got hurt after catching Knights short pass and turning it into a 16-yard play. Unable to put any weight on his left foot, he came out for several minutes, but returned during Oklahomas next possession. Perine proved he was OK on a 72-yard touchdown run, putting OU up 30-13 with 7:55 left in the third. Kansas State 38, Iowa State 35: Jack Cantele kicked a 42-yard field goal with three seconds left to cap Kansas States come-from-behind victory over Iowa State on Saturday. Kansas State (4-6, 1-6 Big 12 Conference) recovered three Iowa State (3-8, 2-6) fumbles in the final seven minutes and rallied from a 35-14 first-half deficit. Joe Hubener had 216 yards passing and a touchdown, and had 20 carries for 90 yards to lead Kansas State, which needed the win to stay bowl eligible. Charles Jones ran for 65 yards and two touchdowns. Iowa States Joel Lanning threw for 195 yards and three touchdown passes, two to Allen Lazard in the first half. Mike Warren ran for 195 yards with a 76-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for the Cyclones. Jones ran for an 8-yard score, and Hubener threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Kody Cook to make it 35-28 early in the fourth quarter. Warren fumbled with 7:26 to play, and Duke Shelley recovered it at the Cyclones 32. On the ensuing series, Hubener threw an incomplete pass on a fourth-and-6 to stall the drive. Warren fumbled again with 1:31 to play, and Elijah Lee recovered at the Wildcat 44. Jones ran for a 5-yard touchdown to tie it at 35 with 42 seconds left. Marquel Bryant then sacked and forced a Lanning fumble. It was recovered by Charmeachealle Moore on the Cyclone 25 to set up Canteles game-winner two plays later. Kansas State has won eight straight against Iowa State. The Cyclones have not won in Manhattan, Kansas since 1988. Kansas States defense forced a three-and-out on the opening drive for the first time in seven games. But Iowa State opened the scoring on its next series when Lanning threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Trever Ryen with 9:26 to play in the first quarter. The Wildcats pieced together its only offensive scoring drive of the first half with a trick-play. Fullback Glenn Gronkowski threw a 4-yard jump pass to Winston Dimel to cap a 9-play, 65-yard drive. Lanning ran for a 1-yard score, and then threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Lazard to stretch the Cyclones lead to 21-7. Morgan Burns, who was named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday, returned the ensuing kickoff 100 yards to pull the Wildcats to 21-14. Warren had his touchdown run, and Lanning connected on a 16-yard scoring strike to Lazard with 29 seconds left in the first half to give the Cyclones a 35-14 halftime lead. Virginia 49, Kansas 0: Skyler Howard threw for 133 yards and a touchdown, ran for 129 yards and another score on the ground, and led a grinding West Virginia offense in a victory over Kansas on that made the Mountaineers bowl-eligible for the second straight year. Wendell Smallwood added 118 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, and Rushel Shell finished with 108 yards and two more scores, as the Mountaineers (6-4, 3-4 Big 12) had three players run for at least 100 yards for the first time since Sept. 13, 1969, against Cincinnati. Their defense did its job, too. It was West Virginias first road shutout since 2005. Kansas (0-11, 0-9) only managed 221 yards of total offense, and was held to 94 on the ground. A good chunk of that came on a 29-yard run by DeAndre Mann in the fourth quarter. Freshman quarterback Ryan Willis was 13 of 38 for 127 yards with three interceptions. The first, moments after Shells first TD run, was returned by Terrell Chestnut 32 yards for another touchdown that gave the Mountaineers a 14-0 lead with 11:15 left in the first quarter. Things only got worse the rest of the way for Kansas. After the Jayhawks went threeand-out „ something they did seven times in the first half „ the Mountaineers quickly moved 76 yards for another score to take a 21-0 lead. Smallwood added a 24-yard TD run, Cody Clay caught a short touchdown pass from Howard, and the quarterback ran for his own touchdown as the Mountaineers took a 42-0 lead by the break. The only drama in the second half was whether Shell would join Howard and Smallwood in breaking the 100-yard mark. He did it with a 19-yard carry late in the third quarter, making West Virginia the first to accomplish the feat against Kansas since Eric Crouch, Correll Buckhalter and Dan Alexander led Nebraska to a 56-17 romp on Nov. 4, 2000. In some ways, the total meltdown by the Jayhawks was unexpected. While they have now lost 14 consecutive games dating to last season, they did show signs of progress a week ago against No. 18 TCU. The Jayhawks had the ball with a chance to drive for a go-ahead touchdown in the closing minutes before falling, 23-17. That near-miss didnt do much to build fan support, though. There were only a few thousand fans in Memorial Stadium on a cold, blustery day, even though students dont leave for Thanksgiving break until next week. The student section behind the West Virginia bench was especially empty. One reporter for the school newspaper counted just over 400 students in attendance. „ From AP reportsNo. 7 Oklahoma survives rally, beats No. 18 TCUBy JOHN TRANCHINAASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOOklahoma Sooners safety Ahmad Thomas, right, ghts for the ball with TCU Horned Frogs wide receiver Emanuel Porter. Oklahoma State Cowboys wide receiver Marcell Ateman, left, makes a catch along the sidelines.Page 4 BIG 12 CONFERENCE

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Page 5 PAC-12 CONFERENCE PAC-12 ROUNDUPSALT LAKE CITY „ UCLAs Josh Rosen threw for 220 yards and a touchdown and UCLA beat No. 13 Utah Saturday to end the Utes Pac-12 title hopes and put the Bruins one win from the championship game. UCLA (8-3, 5-3) and crosstown rival USC (7-4, 5-3) will play next week for the Pac-12 South and the right to play for a conference championship. It would be UCLAs “rst Pac-12 championship game since 2012 with the chance to win its “rst conference title since 1998. The Bruins seemed all but out of the Pac-12 race after back-to-back conference losses in early October. The Bruins could have been of“cially eliminated after a loss to Washington State two weeks ago, but losses around the conference kept coach Jim Moras team alive. The Bruins scored touchdowns on two long drives to start the “rst and third quarters and that was enough against the short-handed Utes (8-3, 5-3). Star running back Devontae Booker is out for the remainder of the season after having knee surgery Thursday. The senior suffered a torn meniscus and bone bruise in his left knee last week against Arizona. Rosen, UCLAs freshman star, completed 15 of 30 passes and had a 122.6 quarterback rating. Hes now thrown a school-record 218 consecutive passes without an interception. Paul Perkins added 98 rushing yards and a touchdown while Jordan Payton had a game-high 105 receiving yards for the Bruins. Utahs Travis Wilson threw for 110 yards and rushed for 67 while Joe Williams, who took over for Booker, ran for 121 yards. UCLA scored its lone touchdown of the “rst half on the opening possession of the game. Rosen hit receiver Thomas Duarte for 33 yards on the “rst play and 28 yards for a touchdown “ve snaps later. Kaimi Fairbairn put the Bruins up 10-0 with 33-yard “eld goal with 4:01 left in the quarter, a score set up by Randall Goforths recovery of a Williams fumble that ended the Utes “rst possession. The Utes put together long, clock-eating drives in the second quarter, holding the ball for nine more minutes than UCLA. But Utahs four “rst-half drives produced just two 39-yard “eld goals by Andy Phillips. Phillips added a 21-yard “eld goal in the third quarter to cut the Bruins lead to 10-9. UCLAs Perkins scored on a two-yard run with 5:17 left in the third quarter to put Utah in a hole that it never recovered from.UCLA beats No. 13 Utah 17-9By KAREEM COPELANDASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOUCLA running back Paul Perkins, left, runs the ball as Utah defensive end Jason Fanaika, middle, attempts a tackle.EUGENE, Ore. „ Vernon Adams Jr. threw for 407 yards and six touchdowns and the No. 23 Oregon Ducks defeated No. 24 USC on Saturday for their “fth straight victory. The Ducks (8-3, 6-2 Pac-12) have not dropped a game since Adams returned from a finger injury he sustained in the season opener against Eastern Washington. It was the third game since coming back that hes thrown for 300 or more yards and at least four scores. Royce Freeman rushed for 147 yards in his seventh straight game going above the 100-yard mark for the Ducks, who awaited the outcome of Saturday nights game between Stanford and California to see if they were still alive for the Pac-12 North title. The Trojans (7-4, 5-3) were still vying for a spot in the conference championship game, but no longer controlled their own destiny in the Pac-12 South. The loss dropped USC to 4-2 under interim coach Clay Helton, who took over at Southern California after the dismissal of Steve Sarkisian. Cody Kessler completed 30 of 41 passes for 248 yards and two scores for USC. All of Adams TD passes went to different receivers. His six scoring passes were the most ever allowed by USC, and the senior transfer joins “ve other Oregon quarterbacks with six in one game. A Southern California native who grew up idolizing the Trojans, Adams was intercepted in the end zone on Oregons “rst possession of the game, but hit Bralon Addison with a 48-yard touchdown pass on the next one. USC evened the score on Kesslers 27-yard pass to Darreus Rogers. The Ducks scored on the “rst play from scrimmage on the ensuing drive on Evan Baylis 52-yard catch from Adams. Kesslers 12-yard TD pass to Tyler Petite evened it again. But the Trojans got a scare in the second quarter when receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster left the game after a non-contact injury. Trainers taped Smith-Schusters left ankle on the sideline and he returned. The sophomore, who had 63 catches for 1,160 yards and 10 touchdowns going into the game, was named one of the 10 semi“nalists for the Biletnikoff Award for the nations top receiver this week. Oregon pulled back ahead on Adams 37-yard scoring pass to Darren Carrington, then padded the lead with a 30-yard TD pass to Kani Benoit. The Ducks closed out the “rst half with Aidan Schneiders 37-yard “eld goal for a 31-14 lead. Adams had 313 yards passing and four touchdowns in the “rst half alone, his third game with as many yards and TDs since returning from a broken index “nger. The senior transfer was hurt in the opener against his former school, Eastern Washington, then struggled until Oregon shut him down for a couple of games to heal. Last weekend in Oregons 38-36 victory at Stanford, Adams threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ducks all but spoiled the Cardinals shot at a playoff spot. Adams hit Dwayne Stanford with a 21-yard TD pass early in the third quarter, but USC closed the gap with consecutive touchdowns: Ronald Jones 12-yard rush and Adoree Jacksons 41-yard punt return. But Adams then found two-way player Charles Nelson in the end zone with a 26-yard pass and the Ducks pushed their lead to 45-28. The Trojans were playing without starting inside linebackers freshman Cameron Smith and senior Lamar Dawson because of season-ending injuries last week in USCs 27-24 victory at Colorado. The two teams hadnt met since 2012, when the Ducks won 62-51 in Los Angeles. Arizona State 52, Arizona 37: Mike Bercovici threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns in his final home game and Arizona State returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the fourth quarter to knock off rival Arizona 52-37 on Saturday. Arizona State (6-5, 4-4 Pac-12) sputtered offensively early before reeling off a string of big plays to build a 21-point halftime lead. Arizona (6-6, 3-6) managed to claw its way back within a touchdown, but Kareem Orr returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown and Lloyd Carrington returned another 38 yards for a score on the next series. Devin Lucien had nine catches for 190 yards for Arizona State, which had 565 yards of total offense to become bowl eligible for the fifth straight season. Arizonas Brandon Dawkins threw for 305 yards and two touchdowns after replacing an ineffective Jerrard Randall in the second quarter, but had the two pick-sixes in the fourth. Last years Territorial Cup was the de facto Pac-12 South championship. Unfulfilled expectations surrounded this game. Arizona and Arizona State both beat Top-10 teams, but also had three-game losing streaks. The Wildcats locked up a bowl berth last week; the Sun Devils need one more victory to become bowl eligible. A big problem for both teams all season has been defensive breakdowns „ theyre among the two worst in the Pac-12 „ but the defenses dominated early. Arizona State finally broke through with a big play, when Bercovici hit Lucien on a 58-yard pass to set up Demario Richards bulldozing 8-yard touchdown run. Next possession, Bercovici and Lucien hooked up again, this time for a 59-yard touchdown. Bercovici followed with a mistake, throwing an interception to Cam Denson, who jumped the screen pass and raced in for a 21-yard touchdown. It did nothing to slow the Sun Devils down. Bercovici scored on a 1-yard run on the next drive, then hit Jalen Harvey for his first career reception, a 41-yard touchdown. A 65-yard, multiple-tackle-breaking run by Kalen Ballage set up Zane Gonzalezs 29-yard field goal as the half ended. Arizonas offense stagnated without starting quarterback Anu Solomon, out with a concussion. Randall, as he has much of the season, repeatedly overthrew receivers on deep routes or threw too hard on short passes. He was 4 for 13 for 35 yards and lost a fumble before being replaced by Dawkins. The switch did little to change Arizonas fortunes in the first half. The Wildcats had 141 total yards „ six fewer than Lucien had receiving „ to trail 31-10. Arizonas first two scoring drives stalled out and led to field goals by Casey Skowron, but Trey Griffey made sure he got to the end zone, zigzagging his way across the field for a 95-yard reception that pulled the Wildcats within 31-23. But after laboring through the third quarter, Arizona States offense woke up just in time. The Sun Devils moved 74 yards in 11 plays to set up D.J. Fosters 1-yard touchdown run and push the lead back to 15. Dawkins found Tyrell Johnson for a 17-yard touchdown pass, but his two interceptions helped seal the Territorial Cup for the Sun Devils. Washington 52, Oregon State 7: Jake Browning threw four touchdown passes as Washington scored on its first six possessions on the way to a win over Oregon State. The Huskies (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12) had the easiest of times putting away Oregon State, taking a 28-0 lead in the first quarter, tying a Washington record for most points scored in the opening quarter. Browning completed 18 of 20 passes for 211 yards, most of it coming in a half where the Huskies rolled to a 45-0 halftime lead. Brayden Lenius caught two touchdown passes, while running back Myles Gaskins had 23 carries for 127 yards. Washington outgained Oregon State 482-257 in yardage. The Huskies had 271 yards on the ground. Washingtons defense had two takeaways. The Huskies kept their bowl hopes faintly alive. Washington can become bowl eligible with a win next Friday against Washington State. At 6-6, UW is probably searching for an at-large bowl berth, as the Pac-12 already has nine bowl-eligible teams with seven contracted bowl berths. The Beavers (2-9, 0-8) lost their eighth consecutive game. Oregon State quarterback Nick Mitchell, who returned to action after getting knocked out of last Saturdays game at California, missed his first seven passes when he was replaced in the second quarter by Marcus McMaryion.McMaryion finished the game, completing 8 of 16 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown. Victor Bolden caught five passes for 52 yards and OSUs lone touchdown. The onslaught took little time to commence. Washingtons Chico McClatcher returned the opening kickoff 56 yards to the OSU 43. Three plays later, the Huskies were in the end zone, a 14-yard pass from Browning to Lenius. Washington scored two touchdowns during a two-minute span midway through the first quarter. McClatcher ran 2 yards for a score to make it 14-0. Following a three-and-out by Oregon State, Dante Pettis returned a punt 89 yards for a touchdown, the fourth longest punt return in Husky history. Browning finished the next two drives with touchdown passes, an 18-yarder to Joshua Perkins and a 19-yarder to Jaydon Mickens to make it 35-0 early in the second quarter. It was 38-0 when Washington attempted its first punt, with 3:47 left in the second quarter. But the Huskies werent finished scoring in the first half. Browning increased the lead to 45-0 with eight seconds left before halftime on a 10-yard touchdown pass to Lenius. In the first half, Washington outgained Oregon State 329-111, and had 18 first downs to the Beavers one, that coming on a 74-yard first-quarter run by Paul Lucas. After halftime, all that was left to determine was whether Washington could top its performance of 2013 against the Beavers, when the Huskies scored 69 points, a school record by an OSU opponent. Most of the announced crowd of 34,390 left after halftime, as less than 5,000 spectators watched the second half. Trailing 52-0, Oregon State finally got on the board late in the third quarter when McMaryion threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Bolden. Oregon State finishes its 2015 season with the annual Civil War game Friday at Oregon. „ From AP reportsNo. 23 Oregon beats No. 24 USC, 48-28By ANNE M. PETERSONASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOOregon wide receiver Charles Nelson runs the football in the game against USC.

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Page 6 SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE SEC ROUNDUPOXFORD, Miss. „ LSU is now in the midst of its “rst three-game losing streak since 1999. Its foreign ground for the Tigers and coach Les Miles, who spent his postgame press conference “elding questions about his job security and trying to explain why a once-promising season has turned sour in three short weeks. No. 22 Mississippi beat No. 15 LSU 38-17 on Saturday, dominating the entire game except for a short stretch in the third quarter when the Tigers pulled within a touchdown. LSU was dogged by penalties and mistakes in the embarrassing loss. The Tigers had miscues at crucial times on Saturday and often seemed unorganized. They were penalized 13 times for 95 yards, had three turnovers and fumbled four times, including twice on one series. Miles may only have one game left, too. His 11-year tenure as LSU coach has been largely successful „ punctuated by a national championship in 2007 „ but the Tigers have been average by their lofty standards over the past few years. Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 81 yards in another impressive performance. The SECs leading passer is now the schools single-season leader in total offensive yards and total touchdowns. Ole Miss (8-3, 5-2 Southeastern Conference, No. 22 CFP) jumped out to a 24-0 by late in the second quarter. Kelly completed 19 of 34 passes and had no turnovers. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound junior „ who transferred to Ole Miss last spring from East Mississippi Community College „ broke single-season records for total offensive yards (3,857) and total touchdowns (34) on Saturday. Chad prepares himself as hard as any quarterback Ive ever coached,Ž Freeze said. LSU (7-3, 4-3, No. 15 CFP) rallied in the third quarter to cut the de“cit to 24-17, but the Rebels responded with two quick touchdowns to put the game out of reach. LSU star running back Leonard Fournette had a decent day, with 108 yards rushing on 25 carries, but his presence was mostly neutralized after the Tigers fell into an early hole and had to throw to try and score points quickly. Brandon Harris completed 26 of 51 passes for a career-high 324 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. The 26 completions and 51 attempts were also career highs. LSUs biggest problem early in the game was mistakes „ the Tigers were penalized nine times in the “rst half, including four times on the opening drive. But LSU “nally found some momentum just before halftime when Harris hit a wide-open Tyron Johnson for a 39-yard touchdown to pull within 24-7 at the break. As Johnson ran untouched into the end zone, two Ole Miss players in the secondary argued about who blew the coverage. LSU added a “eld goal on its “rst drive of the third quarter and then got a huge break when Ole Miss Jaylen Walton fumbled on the ensuing kickoff return. The Tigers recovered at the Ole Miss 25 and scored six plays later when William Clapp recovered a Fournette fumble in the end zone for a touchdown that cut the Ole Miss lead to 24-17. It was really scary,Ž Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram said. But its SEC West football. Anything can happen. Its going to be a dog“ght all 60 minutes „ no game is won in 30 minutes.Ž But the Rebels responded with two more touchdowns by the end of third quarter to push the lead back to 21 points. The second one was on an impressive play call „ Kelly started to run right before throwing a short pass back across the “eld to Evan Engram, who ran nearly untouched for a 36-yard touchdown that put Ole Miss up 38-17.No. 15 LSU falls to No. 22 Mississippi 38-17By DAVID BRANDTASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOMississippi tight end, Evan Engram, sprints upeld past LSU defenders for a 36-yard touchdown pass reception.COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) „ Jalen Hurd rushed for a career-best 151 yards on 34 carries and Tennessee dominated on defense, spoiling Gary Pinkels Missouri home “nale with a 19-8 victory on Saturday night. Joshua Dobbs had the only touchdown on an 8-yard run with 17 seconds to go in the “rst half and Aaron Medley had a career-best four “eld goals in a game begun in 28-degree chill. The Volunteers (7-4, 4-3 SEC) have won four in a row. Tennessee held opponents scoreless for eight consecutive quarters before Drew Lock scored on a 1-yard keeper on fourth-and-goal with 9:49 to go and hit Jason Reese for a 2-point conversion. Missouri (5-6, 1-6) needs a victory in the “nale at Arkansas to avoid just the second losing record in the last 11 under Pinkel, who holds the school career record with 118 victories in 15 seasons. No. 8 Florida 20, Florida Atlantic 14 OT: A little too close for comfort for No. 8 Florida. The sluggish Gators (10-1) survived a major upset when Treon Harris connected with Jake McGee on a 13-yard pass play in overtime, enabling the Gators to turn back Florida Atlantic 20-14 on Saturday. Florida came into the game as a 31-point favorite but struggled offensively, gaining 252 yards. None were bigger than the 25 yards in three plays during OT against the Owls (2-9). Harris hit McGee with a short pass and the tight end side-stepped two defenders to complete the scoring play. Austin Hardins extra point attempt was blocked by Nick Internicola. Florida Atlantic gained 16 yards in its first three plays for a first-andgoal at the 9. But FAU quarterback Jaquez Johnson was sacked for a 3-yard loss and then threw three incompletions in the end zone. The last pass went off the fingers of receiver Jenson Stoshak, a pass that nearly brought the visitors within an extra point of an upset of the SEC East champions Gators, who are No. 8 in the CFP. The win enabled Florida coach Jim McElwain to become the first UF coach to win 10 games in his first season with the school, passing former coaches Steve Spurrier, Urban Meyer, Galen Hall and Ray Graves. Floridas first touchdown was set up on a 48-yard fumble return by defensive tackle Taven Bryan to the 2-yard line. Kelvin Taylor scored on a 1-yard run two plays later. The Gators other score came on a 53-yard touchdown pass from Harris to Antonio Callaway. Florida Atlantic scored its second touchdown when Harris was sacked and fumbled the ball into the end zone, where Ocie Rose recovered it for a touchdown with just over eight minutes left in the game. Citadel 23, South Carolina 22: Tyler Renew scored the winning touchdown with a 56-yard run up the middle as lower division The Citadel shocked South Carolina 23-22 on Saturday. The Gamecocks (3-8) hadnt lost to a Football Championship Subdivision team in 25 years. The Bulldogs (8-3) beat them back then too. The Citadel stuck to its triple option attack even as it sputtered in the middle of the game. Facing a third-and-1 with just over six minutes to go, the Gamecocks defense overcommitted and Renew scampered for the touchdown. South Carolina appeared to pull it out on a miracle 94-yard fourth down touchdown to Pharoh Cooper with 44 seconds left, but the officials called a false start, saying all the Gamecocks werent set. It was the first win for an FCS team over a Southeastern Conference team since Jacksonville State beat Mississippi 49-48 in two overtimes in 2010. Texas A&M 25, Vanderbilt 0: Taylor Bertolet tied Southeastern Conference and school records by making six field goals, and Kyle Allen passed for 336 yards and one touchdown, leading Texas A&M to 25-0 a win over Vanderbilt on Saturday night. Bertolet kicked field goals of 31, 25, 46, 46, 41 and 23 yards. Texas A&Ms Alan Smith kicked six field goals in a 1983 win over Arkansas State. Allen made his first start since a 23-3 loss to Mississippi on Oct. 24. He won the starting job back in practice after freshman Kyler Murray started the previous three games, but threw a total of five interceptions against Western Carolina and Auburn. Allen, who completed 18 of 36 passes, started the first seven games of the season. Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3 SEC West) held Vanderbilt (4-7, 2-5 SEC East) to a season-low 148 total yards and 23 passing yards. Georgia 23, Georgia Southern 17, OT: Sony Michel ran for a 25-yard touchdown on Georgias only overtime play, leading the Bulldogs to a 23-17 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday night. Michel ran straight through the line and scored high-stepping into the end zone as Georgia (8-3) survived the upset bid by Georgia Southern (7-3). Michel had 23 carries for 132 yards. Leonard Floyd was in on three tackles for losses on Georgia Southerns overtime possession, including L.A. Ramsbys loss of three yards on a fourth-and-1 direct snap. Georgia Southern led 14-7 and 17-14 but was denied its first win in the in-state rivalry. Georgia is 6-0 against the Eagles, the former FCS team now playing in the Sun Belt Conference. Caleb Williams 65-yard fumble return for a touchdown gave Georgia Southern a 14-7 lead early in the second half. Mississippi State 51, Arkansas 50: Beniquez Brown blocked a field goal attempt with less than a minute remaining to help Mississippi State hold on for a wild 51-50 win over Arkansas on Saturday night. Dak Prescott threw for a careerhigh 501 yards and five touchdowns on 38-of-50 passing for the Bulldogs (8-3, 4-3 Southeastern Conference), who have now won four straight games over the Razorbacks (6-5, 4-3). Prescotts final touchdown pass, a 14-yarder to Fred Ross with 3:05 remaining, put Mississippi State up 51-50, and Browns block helped hold off a school-record seven touchdown passes by Arkansas Brandon Allen. Allen was 30-of-43 passing for 406 yards, becoming the Razorbacks all-time leader in touchdown passes (63) in the loss. No. 2 Alabama 56, Charleston Southern 6: Cyrus Jones returned two punts for touchdowns and Derrick Henry also scored twice as No. 3 Alabama romped past Charleston Southern 56-6 Saturday. The Crimson Tide (10-1, No. 2 CFP) led 49-0 by halftime against the Buccaneers (9-2), who are bound for the FCS playoffs. Alabama is hoping to join them in the FBS version and can clinch an SEC West title with a win next week at Auburn. Jones scored on returns of 43 and 72 yards. Hes the only Alabama player to score twice on punt returns, according to school records dating to 1944. Hes also the first Tide player to have touchdowns on punt returns in consecutive games. Henry tied Trent Richardsons Alabama single-season record of 21 touchdowns before sitting out the second half. He had nine carries for 68 yards. Auburn 56, Idaho 34: Jeremy Johnson threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to lead Auburn to a 56-34 victory over Idaho on Saturday night. The Vandals (3-8) outgained the Tigers 479 to 460, but Auburn (6-5) converted all six of its red-zone opportunities and scored three touchdowns off of Idahos three turnovers to pull away in the second half. Auburn eclipsed 200 yards rushing for the third consecutive game, and the 297-yard output was the second-highest for the Tigers this season. Jovon Robinson led the Tigers with 99 yards rushing, while Roc Thomas pitched in 78 yards and Peyton Barber added 47. Idaho was paced by its two quarterbacks, Matt Linehan and Jake Luton, who combined for 356 yards on 29 of 47 passing. Buck Cowan and Callen Hightower combined for 279 yards on 18 receptions. Auburn stays home for next Saturdays matchup against No. 3 Alabama, while Idaho will host Texas State to conclude regular-season play. Kentucky 58, Charlotte 10: Jojo Kemp rushed for three touchdowns, Boom Williams ran for two and Kentucky rolled up 544 yards in a 58-10 blowout of Charlotte Saturday night that ended a five-game losing streak. Kemp broke TD runs of 6, 18, and 47 yards, Williams scored from 20 and 53 yards and Sihiem King added a 62-yarder as Kentucky (5-6) rushed for 415 yards, fourth most in school history. Mike Edwards returned an interception 20 yards for another Wildcats score that handed the 49ers (2-9) their ninth straight loss. Redshirt freshman Drew Barker added 129 yards passing in his first career start for Kentucky, which earned the first of two wins needed to reach the threshold for bowl eligibility. The Wildcats defense held Charlotte to just 233 yards, recorded four sacks and forced three turnovers. Miles Butler kicked field goals of 21, 46 and 32 yards for Kentucky. „ From AP reportsTennessee beats Missouri 19-8, spoils Pinkel home finale AP PHOTOGeorgia wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie breaks away from Geor gia Southern cornerback Darius Jones and safety Matt Dobson as he runs for a touchdown.

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Page 7 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE PHILADELPHIA „ P.J. Walker threw for 261 yards and two scores and Temple pulled away from Memphis in the fourth quarter for a 31-12 win Saturday afternoon. Kip Patton ran for a 13-yard score to put Temple up 21-12 in the fourth. Austin Jones 35-yard “eld goal made it 24-12 before Walker connected with Saledeem Major for a 19-yard touchdown. In the second half, Temple (9-2, 6-1 American Athletic Conference) held Memphis (8-3, 4-3) to a “eld goal and twice ended Memphis drives with punts and turnovers on downs. Memphis “nal drive ended as time expired. The Owls retained “rst place in the conferences east division. Memphis scored “rst with a pair of Jake Elliott “eld goals. But in the second quarter, Walker found Romond Deloatch for a 13-yard touchdown to put Temple up for good. Paxton Lynch was 25-for-34 passing for 156 yards for the Tigers. Akron 42, Buffalo 21: Thomas Woodson was 17-for-30 passing with 258 yards and four touchdowns as Akron led Buffalo all the way to win 42-21 on Saturday. Donnell Alexander had 24 carries for 143 yards and two touchdowns while Imani Davis finished with seven catches for 118 yards and a score for Akron (6-5, 4-3 Mid-American Conference). The Zips took a 14-0 lead when Woodson found Jerome Lane for a 29-yard score and Austin Wolf on a 36 yarder in the first quarter. Joe Licata engineered a 13-play, 80-yard drive capped by a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marcus McGill to start the second in which the teams traded touchdowns, giving Akron a 28-14 halftime lead. Alexanders 7-yard score in the third boosted Akrons lead to 35-14. For Buffalo (5-6, 3-4), Joe Licata was 32 of 51 for 262 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Ron Willoughby had 11 receptions for 105 yards. No. 16 Navy 44, Tulsa 21: Quarterback Keenan Reynolds ran for 81 yards and a touchdown while directing a Navy offense that rolled up 512 yards on the ground and the Midshipmen beat Tulsa 44-21. Reynolds, who also threw for a touchdown, became Navys all-time leading rusher with 4,195 yards, breaking Napoleon McCallums record of 4,179 yards. His 82 career touchdowns remain one behind the career NCAA touchdown record of 83 set by Wisconsins Montee Ball. Navy (9-1, 7-0) will play at Houston (10-1, 6-1) for the American Athletic Conference West Division title Friday and a spot in the league title game. No. 19 Houston was upset 20-17 by UConn on Saturday. Tulsa (5-6, 2-5) has a final chance to become bowl eligible Friday at Tulane. UConn 20, No. 19 Houston 17: Sophomore cornerback Jamar Summers intercepted Greg Ward Jr. with less than a minute to play to preserve a 20-17 win over previously unbeaten and No.19 Houston before 26,879 at Rentschler Field. And the UConn faithful rushed the field when it was over. UConn is now bowl eligible for the first time since the 2010 season. Ward Jr., the Heisman Trophy candidate did not start because of an ankle injury and was forced into action when backup Kyle Postma was knocked out in the final 1½ minutes. UConns quarterback Bryant Shirreffs was also knocked out of the game in the first quarter and was replaced by junior Tim Boyle. The UConn defense was outstanding again and Noel Thomas caught two touchdown passes a 5-yarder from Shirreffs in the first quarter and a 45-yarder when Boyle threw the ball to Garrett Anderson, who lofted the deep scoring pass to Thomas in the fourth quarter. Houston answered with 94-yard kickoff return to pull within 20-17 but the defense held on. Bobby Puyol had field goals of 25 and 39 yards for the Huskies (6-5, 4-3 AAC East), who play at Temple next week, where they won the last time they visited in 2013. Houston is now 10-1 and 6-1 in the AAC West. South Florida 65, Cincinnati 27: Quinton Flowers threw four touchdown passes and Marlon Mack topped 100 yards rushing for the seventh time this season, helping surging South Florida remain in contention for the American Athletic Conference East Division title with a 65-27 rout of Cincinnati on Friday night. USF (7-4, 5-2) won for the sixth time in seven games following a 1-3 start. The second-place Bulls will close the regular season at winless Central Florida and need to beat the Knights, as well have division leader Temple lose at least one of its final two games to clinch a berth in the inaugural American championship game. Cincinnati (6-5, 3-4) was eliminated from the division race. The Bearcats had won three of four to give them an outside chance of squeezing back into the title mix, but gave up a long touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage and turned the ball over on their first two possessions to help USF build a quick 20-0 lead. East Carolina 44, Central Florida 7: East Carolina quarterback Blake Kemp threw for 448 yards and four touchdowns, both career-highs, as the Pirates routed the Central Florida 44-7 on Thursday night. Junior wide receiver Isaiah Jones caught 13 passes from Kemp for a career-best 164 yards and two touchdowns as the Pirates (5-6, 3-4 American) snapped a 3-game losing streak. Chris Hairston picked up 123 yards rushing and scored once. UCF (0-11, 0-7) got an 11-yard touchdown pass from Justin Holman to TreQuan Smith on its first possession of the game, but didnt score, or even threaten to score, the rest the of the game. The Knights had only 229 yards total offense, just 66 in the second half. Kemp had 260 yards and three touchdown passes in the first half when ECU set the tone for the game with scoring drives of 93, 81 and 71 yards. SMU 49, Tulane 21: Xavier Jones ran for 117 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Davis added 156 yards rushing and a score, and SMU beat Tulane Saturday night. SMU had 323 yards on the ground with six touchdowns. Prescott Line and Braeden West added rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter for SMU (2-9, 1-6 American). SMU took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter when Zach Wood blocked a field goal and R.C. Cox returned it 66 yards for his first-career score. Davis had a 13-yard touchdown on a run later in the quarter and SMU scored 21 straight in the second quarter for a 35-7 halftime lead. Jones had touchdown runs of 1, 5 and 35 yards in the second quarter. Tanner Lee was 9-of-22 passing for 103 yards and a touchdown for Tulane (3-8, 1-6). „ From AP reportsTemple puts the clamps on Memphis late in victory AP PHOTOCentral Florida wide receiver Jordan Franks almost slips past East East Carolina defensive back Travon Simmons. AP PHOTONavy wide receiver, Jamir Tillman, runs for a touchdown as Tulsa safety Jordan Mitchell defends. CONFERENCE USA MIAMI „ Brandon Doughty threw for 224 yards and three TDs, DAndre Ferby ran for three TDs, and Western Kentucky beat Florida International University 63-7 on Saturday in a game delayed by lightning. The bowl-eligible Hilltoppers (9-2, 7-0 Conference USA) outgained the Golden Panthers 477 total yards to 168 and held them scoreless until the fourth quarter. Wonderful Terry returned an interception 92 yards for a score and the Hilltoppers led 35-0 at halftime. Doughty was 16 of 21, with a 73-yard TD pass to Taywan Taylor (three catches, 100 yards), a 5-yarder to Antwane Grant and a 22-yarder to Nicholas Norris. Doughty has thrown 100 TD passes in his college career. Ferby gained 12 yards on eight carries, but three resulted in TDs „ two on 1-yarders and one on a 3-yarder. Grant scored on a 59-yard run and Will Bush on a 9-yarder. Alex Gardner scored on an 18-yard run for FIU (5-7, 3-5). Middle Tennessee 41, North Texas 7: Brent Stockstill passed for 322 yards and three touchdowns, and Middle Tennessee overwhelmed North Texas. Austin Grammer scored from 19 yards out on Middle Tennessees opening drive, capping a 10-play, 75-yard effort. The Blue Raiders (6-5, 4-2 Conference USA) scored TDs on each of their first four possessions, totaling 294 yards in the process. Stockstill, a redshirt freshman, was 27 of 38 and notched his seventh game with at least 300 passing yards of the season, including four in a row. DaMarcus Smiths 1-yard run put North Texas (1-10, 1-6) on the board midway through the second quarter. But a TD pass from Stockstill and field goal put the Blue Raiders up by 24 at the half. Middle Tennessee converted 10 of 15 third downs. The loss gives North Texas only its second season with double-digit losses in the programs 91-year history. Southern Miss 56, Old Dominion 31: Jalen Richard ran for 161 yards and four touchdowns, Nick Mullens passed for two TDs and ran for another, and Southern Mississippi rallied to beat Old Dominion. Trailing 17-14 at halftime, Mullens hit Michael Thomas on a 24-yard scoring pass, but Shuler Bentley threw scoring passes of 11 and 64 yards to Jonathan Duhart and the Monarchs (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA) led 31-21. Ito Smith scored on a 19-yard run and Richard scored the go-ahead TD on a 10-yard run. He added a 4-yard run after Trae Collins interception. Mullens scored from 9 yards and Richard from 54 in the fourth. Mullens was 21 of 37 for 302 yards, and the Golden Eagles had 612 yard to 338 for the Monarchs. Bentley was 22 of 41 for 228 yards, with a 16-yard TD pass to Zach Pascal. Martez Simpson recovered a Mullens fumble and returned it for a 33-yard score. UTSA 34, Rice 24: Jarveon Williams rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns and UTSA beat Rice. Williams exceeded 1,000 yards for the season, a UTSA first, while tying the single-season rushing touchdown record with eight. Dalton Sturm threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another for UTSA (3-8, 3-4 Conference USA). David Morgan II made his school-record fifth TD catch this season. The Roadrunners won their second straight. The Owls (4-7, 2-5) dropped their fourth straight. Driphus Jackson was 23 of 40 for 359 yards, two touchdowns plus two interceptions that ended his streak of 145 attempts without a pick. Jackson went over 2,000 yards passing in a season for the second time. Nate German had 138 yards receiving and a TD. Sturms 23-yard TD pass to Kerry Thomas Jr., Williams 78-yard scoring run and Sturms 1-yard score „ all in the second quarter „ gave the Roadrunners a 28-17 halftime lead. Louisiana Tech 17, UTEP 15: Carlos Henderson caught a 54-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass from Jeff Driskel early in the third quarter and Louisiana Tech held off UTEP 17-15 Saturday night. UTEP tackled Kenneth Dixon in the end zone for a safety in the third quarter, but the Miners ensuing 8-play drive stalled out at Louisiana Techs 48. On UTEPs first drive of the fourth, Jay Mattox kicked a 27-yard field goal to make it 17-15. Mattox missed a 32-yard field goal with 2:40 remaining and Louisiana Tech went three-and-out before a 61-yard punt by Gerald Shouse gave UTEP the ball at its own 17 with 44 seconds left. Seven plays later, Ryan Metz completed a 39-yard pass to Jaquan White at the Louisiana Tech 18 but time expired. Driskel was 13-of-22 passing for 188 yards and two touchdowns for Louisiana Tech (8-3, 6-1 Conference USA). Henderson made three catches for 78 yards and two touchdowns. Metz threw for 121 yards with one interception for UTEP (4-7, 2-5). „ From AP reportsWestern Kentucky Hilltoppers beat FIU Panthers, 63-7

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Page 8 MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE BOWLING GREEN, Ohio „ Kareem Hunt ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns, and Toledo beat Bowling Green 44-28 on Tuesday night for the Rockets sixth straight victory in the series. Cheatham Norrils intercepted a pass on the “rst play from scrimmage and, four plays later, Hunt ran in a 5-yard touchdown. Terry Swanson had a touchdown run of 23 yards, Jameson Vest made three short “eld goals and Hunt added an 11-yard touchdown run for a 30-7 lead. Gehrig Dieter made a one-handed touchdown catch at the end of the “rst half and had another one-handed TD grab in the second half to cut Bowling Greens de“cit to 30-21. But Toledo forced a fumble on the Falcons next drive and Phillip Ely scored on an 8-yard sneak. Ely threw for 208 yards with two total touchdowns for Toledo (9-1, 6-1 Mid-American). Matt Johnson passed for 274 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions for Bowling Green (8-3, 6-1). Northern Illinois 27, Western Michigan 19: Jordan Huff ran for 159 yards on eight carries, including an 87-yard touchdown run, and Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 27-19 Wednesday night. Northern Illinois (8-3, 6-1) moved into a first-place tie in the Mid-American West with Toledo. Huffs score put the Huskies on top 14-3 early in the second quarter. Western Michigan pulled to 14-10 when Zach Terrell led an 11-play, 75-yard drive that ended with 35-yard touchdown pass to Daniel Braverman. Western Michigan scored 10 straight points in the third. Andrew Halderman made a short field goal and Terrell threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to Corey Davis to put the Broncos up 19-14. The Huskies regained the lead early in the fourth when Joel Bouagnon ran it in from 12 yards out. Ryan Grahams 53-yard strike to Kenny Golladay gave Northern Illinois an eight-point lead with 8:15 left. Western Michigan turned it over on downs on its final two drives. Cent Michigan 27, Kent State 14: Jahray Hayes ran for two touchdowns and Cooper Rush threw for a third as Central Michigan kept its chances for a bowl invitation alive with a 27-14 win over Kent State Wednesday night. Faced with the need to win their final two games to secure a winning season and a shot at the postseason, the Chippewas (6-5, 5-2 Mid-American) got halfway there on the strength of a 17-point first quarter. Brian Eavey kicked a 23-yard field goal to open the scoring and Hayes punched in from the 2-yard line for a 10-0 lead. Rush found Ben McCord with an 11-yard touchdown pass to stretch the lead to 17-0. Trayion Durham got the Golden Flashes (3-8, 2-5) on the board when he ran in from 3 yards out, and after Eavey kicked a 35-yard field goal to make it 20-7, Colin Reardan found Johnny Woods with a 6-yard touchdown pass to make it 20-14. Miami (Ohio) 20, UMass 13: Billy Bahl threw 14-yards to Chris Hudson midway through the fourth quarter to lift Miami (Ohio) to a 20-13 win over Massachusetts Saturday afternoon in the RedHawks 2015 season finale „ snapping a 22-game road losing streak. Mike Caggiano kicked a 19-yard field in the first quarter and Logan Laurent converted from 45-yards out top give the Minutemen a 6-0 lead, but Kaleb Patterson kicked a 48-yard field goal to pull Miami within three, 6-3 at halftime. Alonzo Smith ran in from 18-yards out early in the third quarter to give the RedHawks (3-9, 2-6 MAC) their first lead, but UMass answered with a 28-yard run by Marquis Young to put the Minutemen up 13-10 through three quarters. Patterson kicked a 28-yard field goal to tie the score at 13-13. Miami (Ohio) had not won a road game since defeating Akron, 56-49, on September 29, 2012. UMass (2-9, 1-6) closes out the season at Buffalo. Ohio 48, Ball State 31: JD Sprague had 321 total yards and three touchdowns, A.J. Ouellette ran for a season-high 121 yards and two scores, and Ohio beat Ball State 48-31 on Tuesday night. Sprague connected with Jordan Reid on two second-quarter touchdowns, of 7 and 60 yards, to give Ohio a 28-3 lead. Ball State scored on back-to-back possessions in the second half to get to 38-24, but Ohio had an answer each time „ scoring on four straight drives. Reid made four catches for 112 yards and two scores for Ohio (7-4, 4-3 Mid-American). Sprague was 15-of-22 passing for 275 yards and had 11 carries for 46 yards. Ohio had 607 yards overall. Riley Neal passed for 247 yards with two touchdowns and ran for 62 yards and a score for Ball State (3-8, 2-5). KeVonn Mabon caught 10 passes for 139 yards and one touchdown and Jordan Williams added 78 yards and a score. „ From AP reportsHunt, Toledo rush past Bowling Green 44-28 AP PHOTOBowling Green wide receiver, Gehrig Dieter, makes touchdown reception as Toledo cornerback Trevon Mathis defends. MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE LOGAN, Utah „ Devante Mays ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns and Kyler Fackrell recovered a fumble in the end zone in the fourth quarter as Utah State became bowl eligible by scoring the “nal 24 points to beat Nevada 31-27 on Saturday. James Butler, who had 139 yards on 17 carries, scored his second touchdown on the second play of the third quarter, a 60-yarder, to put the Wolf Pack up 27-7. Mays scored on 5and 2-yard runs to cap third quarter drives of 75 and 68 yards for the Aggies. After pinning Nevada on the 1-yard line, Utah State took the lead when Tyler Stewart couldnt catch a shotgun snap in the end zone and Fackrell recovered with 6:55 to play. Jake Thompson added a “eld goal with 35 seconds left. Nevada scored “rst on a 25-yard Jordan Dobrich interception return but after Tyler Stewarts 2-yard TD in the second quarter, Hunter Sharp returned a kickoff 96 yards for Utah State. Colorado State 28, New Mexico 21: Nick Stevens passed for 264 yards and a touchdown, and Kevin Pierre-Louiss interception late in the fourth quarter sealed Colorado States 28-21 win over New Mexico Saturday night. Izzy Matthews 1-yard TD run with 8:41 left broke a 21-all tie and capped off a 12-play, 87-yard drive for Colorado State (6-5, 4-3 Mountain West). Lamar Jordan was intercepted on the next play from scrimmage, but the Lobos defense pushed Colorado State back 9 yards and Braxton Davis missed a 52-yard field-goal attempt. New Mexico (6-5, 4-3) got the ball back at its 35 with 6:02 left, but Jordan could only drive the offense 10 yards in 10 plays before Pierre-Louiss game-saving pick with 1:11 left. Jordan was 4 of 9 for 58 yards and three interceptions. Lamar Jordan rushed for 97 yards and a TD on 23 carries, and Jhurell Pressley had 75 yards and two TDs. BYU 52, Fresno State 10: Tanner Mangum threw for 336 yards on 24-of-37 passing as BYU dominated Fresno State 52-10 on Saturday. BYU (8-3) bounced back after losing to Missouri 20-16 last Saturday, and has won six of its last seven games. The Cougars end their regular season at Utah State next Saturday. Moroni Laulu-Patutau grabbed three passes for 95 yards and one score as the Cougars jumped out to a 24-3 lead at the break. Algernon Brown ran for 97 yards on 11 carries with a 45-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Zack Greenlee, who had six touchdown passes against Hawaii last week, threw for 125 yards for Fresno State (3-8) but he was intercepted three times. Kai Nacua grabbed two of those, returning one 32 yards for a touchdown. Fred Warner picked off the other. BYU rolled up 520 total yards while limiting the Bulldogs to just 275. Fresno State had just 85 yards rushing. Air Force 30, Boise St 30: Air Force quarterback Karson Roberts threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 66 yards in leading the Falcons to a 37-30 upset victory over Boise State on Friday night. The Falcons (8-3, 6-1 Mountain West) took control of the Mountain Division race and can secure a spot in the conference title game with a win against New Mexico next week. Boise State (7-4, 4-3) watched its hopes of defending its conference crown vanish in losing consecutive games at home for the first time since 1997. Using a rare passing attack, Roberts threw for the most yards since Dee Dowis passed for 306 yards against Notre Dame in 1989 in leading Air Force to a 21-point lead in the third quarter. Staked to a 24-13 halftime lead, Air Force struck with a 51-yard scoring pass from Roberts to Garret Griffin for a a 31-13 lead with 13:18 left in the third quarter. „ From AP reportsUtah State rallies past Nevada 31-27, becomes bowl-eligible SUN BELT CONFERENCE ATLANTA „ Nick Arbuckle completed 27 of his 44 passes for 311 yards and a touchdown to help lead Georgia State past South Alabama 24-10 on Saturday. Donovan Harden, Penny Hart, and Robert Davis each had seven catches on the day for Georgia State (4-6, 3-3 Sun Belt), while “nishing with 94, 77, and 67 receiving yards, respectively. Hart added an 11-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter which extended the Panthers lead to 24-10 and effectively put the game away. Tyreis Thomas scored on the opening possession of the game, Aleem Sunanon kicked a 47-yard “eld goal, and South Alabama (5-5, 3-3) led 10-7 lead at halftime. Wil Lutz kicked a 26yard “eld goal for Georgia State to tie it midway through the third, and a Demarcus Kirk 2-yard TD run four seconds into the fourth gave the Panthers the lead. Cody Clementsthrew for 125 yards for the Jaguars. New Mexico State 37, Louisiana-Lafayette 34: Gregory Hogan hauled in a touchdown pass to tie the game late in the fourth quarter and Parker Davidson nailed a 21-yard field goal to lift New Mexico State to a 37-34 win over LouisianaLafayette on Saturday night. The winning kick was set up by a quick 32-yard drive after New Mexico State (3-7, 3-3 Sun Belt) held Lafayette to three-and-out following Hogans game-tying 23-yard touchdown catch, his second TD of the game. Parker also had 44and 33-yard field goals in the first half. Andrew Allen finished with 243 yards passing and four touchdowns, while Larry Rose III ran for 191 yards on 27 carries for New Mexico State. Also catching TD passes were Tyrain Taylor and Teldrick Morgan. Lafayette (4-6, 3-3) was led by Elijah McGuires 159 yards rushing and two touchdowns, and Jamal Robinsons 12 catches for 183 yards and a TD. New Mexico State 31, Texas State 21: Nick Jeanty threw for two TDs, Larry Rose III ran for 207 yards and two scores and New Mexico State rallied to beat Texas State 31-21 on Saturday. Trailing 14-10 at halftime, Jeanty hit Clayton Granch with a 1-yard scoring pass on the Aggies opening drive of the second half. The Bobcats (2-6, 1-3 Sun Belt) struck back with a 21-yard TD pass from Tyler Jones to Robert Lowe early in the fourth quarter for a 21-17 lead. On the next possession, Leahy put together a 15-play, 78-yard drive capped by Roses 2-yard plunge and the Aggies (1-8, 1-4) led 24-21. After forcing Texas State to punt, Leahy hit Rose in the flat on the next possession and Rose raced 77 yards for the score. Jeanty was 24 of 45 for 297 yards passing. Jones ran for two TDs and was 21 of 36 for 287 yards passing with two interceptions, each grabbed by Jacob Nwangwa. „ From AP reportsGeorgia State pulls away from South Alabama, 24-10

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